4.1 Claims for PLP

Introduction

Centrelink cannot make a determination that PLP is payable to a person for a child for a period unless the person has made an effective claim. Only a natural person can make a claim.

There are 3 types of claim:

  • a primary claim,
  • a secondary claim, and
  • a tertiary claim.

An effective claim must be in the form approved by Centrelink for the claim type and be made by a person who can make that type of claim.

Act reference: PPLAct Part 2-4 Claims for PLP

In this chapter

This chapter contains the following sections:
Last reviewed: 1 July 2016