1.1.B.30 Bereavement notification day


This definition applies for the purposes of determining qualification for bereavement payments and calculating the LBP.

This definition is not applicable to a one-off bereavement payment for the death of a partner ( made under Part 2.11 Division 10 Subdivision AA (YA) or Part 2.12 Division 9 Subdivision AA (JSP) of the SSAct.


If a person dies, the bereavement notification day is the day on which the Secretary, or delegate, becomes aware of the person's death.

Act reference: SSAct section 21(2)(b)-'bereavement notification day'

Last reviewed: 20 March 2020