1.2 Description of payments


This chapter describes the main FA payments covered in this Guide. These brief descriptions draw together various aspects of each payment that are discussed within the body of the Guide. Where applicable, the areas covered for each payment include:

  • objective of the payment
  • basic eligibility requirements
  • overview of rates determination
  • components of the payment
  • payment options
  • supplementary assistance (other entitlements associated with the payment), and
  • background to the payment.

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