1.1.C.208 Commonwealth registration number (YA, Austudy)

Usage

This definition applies to YA and Austudy payments in respect to Australian Apprentices (previously known as new apprentices).

Definition

The Commonwealth registration number is a number issued by the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science to all approved Australian Apprentices.

To be considered a full-time Australian Apprentice for YA and Austudy purposes a person must have a current (and not suspended) Commonwealth registration number.

The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science is the party that can give definitive advice as to the currency or otherwise of a Commonwealth registration number.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'new apprentice', section 540AA Qualification for youth allowance-new apprentices

Last reviewed: 1 July 2014