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1.1.F.02 Family assistance


The term FA is used to apply to the following payments:

  • FTB (including add-on payments)
  • FTB advance
  • stillborn baby payment
  • single income family supplement
  • child care subsidy, or
  • additional child care subsidy.

Act reference: FAAct section 3(1)-'family assistance'

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