What's New

20 September 2017 (v1.236)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.210 Approved course of education or study (YA (full-time student), Austudy, PES) Clarified policy.
1.1.A.323 Australian apprentice income bank (YA, Austudy) Updated references.
1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figure.
1.1.C.240 Compensation Clarified policy.
1.1.P.340 PP child (PP) Updated example.
1.1.P.370 Prescribed Educational Scheme Added student financial supplement scheme to definition.
1.1.S.57 SEAM locations Updated locations.
1.1.Y.10 Year 13 (YA) - (deleted) Removed information.
3.2.7.30 YA Full-time Students Updated policy.
3.2.9.180 Suitable Activity - Self-employment (Including Through NEIS) Updated policy.
3.3.1.70 Continuation, Variation or Termination of PA Clarified policy regarding death of the recipient.
3.3.4.20 Austudy & Full-time Tertiary Students Clarified policy.
3.5.1.10 Qualification Summary for PP Clarified policy.
3.6.3 Guidelines to the Tables for the Assessment of Work-related Impairment for DSP Updated PDF version of Guidelines to the Tables for the Assessment of Work-related Impairment for DSP.
3.6.3.70 Guidelines to Table 7 - Brain Function Clarified policy.
3.6.5.120 Expiry & Extension of the MAP for SA Updated policy.
3.7.4.30 Qualification for CrP - Extreme Circumstances (other) Clarified policy.
3.9.1.20 Qualification for Low Income HCC Removed information about health care card for pensioners who lost pension eligibility on 1 January 2017 due to rebalancing the assets test measure.
3.9.1.70 Low Income HCC - Assessment of Income Added information about assessment of certain compensatory type payments. Updated rates. Removed information about pensioners who lost pension entitlement on 1 January 2017 as a result of the measure to rebalance the assets test.
3.9.2.10 Qualification for PCC Updated to reflect reinstatement of pensioner concession card for pensioners who lost pension eligibility on 1 January 2017 due to the rebalancing the assets test measure.
3.9.3.30 Assessment of Income for CSHC Updated income limits.
3.10.5.65 PP Change Between Single & Partnered Updated example.
3.15 Energy Payments - Qualification & Payability Update to include one-off energy assistance payment (EAP).
3.15.5 Energy Assistance Payment (EAP) - Qualification & Payability New page.
4.3.2.31 Income Exempt from Assessment – Specifically Approved Added National Injury Insurance Scheme Queensland to table of group personal care support schemes approved by ministers.
4.3.2.35 Income Exempt from Assessment - s8(11) Exempt Lump Sums Updated list of lump sums specifically exempted under section 8(11).
4.3.6.20 Overseas War Pensions Updated references.
4.3.6.30 Holocaust Restitution Payments – All Countries Added information about compensation payments to victims of National Socialist (Nazi) persecution from countries other than Germany or Austria.
4.3.6.31 Holocaust Restitution Payments – Other Countries (deleted - see 4.3.6.30) Removed information.
4.6.7.130 Rate Calculation Under the Hardship Provisions Updated rate calculation to reflect legislation.
4.12.2.10 Attribution Percentages Updated legislative instruments details.
4.12.2.20 Derivation & Attribution Periods Updated legislative instrument details.
4.12.6.10 Capital Injections in Return for Equity in a Private Trust or Private Company Updated legislative instrument details.
4.12.7.20 Allowable & Non-allowable Deductions Updated policy.
4.13.1.60 Effect of Compensation on Low Income Health Care Cards Updated policy.
5.1.1.20 YA - Current Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.7.10 RA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.60 TAL - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.110 UA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.10 Common Pension Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.8.20 Common Benefit Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.9.10 Pension Supplement - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.2.1.20 Single Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.30 Married Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.40 Additional Benefit for Child, Mother's & Guardian's Allowance & RA - November 1984 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.2.10 Maximum Basic Rates of Pension - July 1909 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.2.15 Historical Transitional Pension Rates Payable from 20/09/2009 Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.2.20 Additional Payments - April 1943 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.3.10 Widow Class A, Supporting Parent's Benefit, Sole Parent Pension - Rates from July 1942 to Present Date Updated rate.
5.2.4.40 RA (Families with Children) - December 1987 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.4.50 Parenting Payment and Associated Rates - July 1995 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.10 RA Rates - June 1990 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.40 TAL & Telephone Rental Concession Historical Rates - January 1990 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.100 UA Historical Rates - March 2005 to Present Updated rates.
5.2.8.10 Pension Supplement - Historical Rates Updated rates.
5.3.1.10 Taxation of Payments & PAYG Payment Summary - Individual Non-Business Updated non-taxable payments.
5.5.2 Samples of Allowance Rate Calculations - Single Person Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.3 Samples of Allowance Rate Calculations - Partnered Recipient Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.4 Samples of PP Rate Calculations Updated section to reflect indexation.
6.1.2.55 Reviews - Business - Private Trusts & Private Companies Updated legislative instrument details.
6.2.5.90 MOB Reviews Clarified policy.
8.7.3.10 Ceduna and Surrounding Region Clarified policy.
8.7.3.20 East Kimberley Clarified policy.
8.7.5 Exiting the Cashless Debit Card Trial Clarified policy.
8.7.7.20 Community Body May Vary Percentage of Restricted Portion Clarified policy.
10.4.8.70 People Exempt from the Agreement Rate Calculation Process - Agreement with Italy Updated terminology.
10.7.5.10 Totalising to Qualify for an Australian Benefit - Agreement with Malta Clarified policy.
10.7.100 Malta Glossary Updated terms.
10.16.4.10 Who Can Lodge Claims under the Agreement with Chile Updated policy.