1.1.D.73 Dependent female

Note: WidB ceased on 20 March 2020. The following information is for historical purposes only.


This definition applies to all payments.


A dependent female is a WidB recipient who was:

  • a member of a couple (1.1.M.120) whose partner (1.1.P.85) has died, AND
  • was a member of the couple for 3 years immediately before her partner died, AND
  • was wholly or mainly financially maintained by him.

Act reference: SSAct pre-20 March 2020 section 362(1)(c)(ii) was a dependent female …

Last reviewed: 20 March 2020