1.1.P.40 Parental income test (YA)

Definition

For the purposes of YA, the parental income test is a test which applies to all dependent YA recipients, UNLESS a parent of the young person:

  • is receiving (1.1.R.55) a pension, benefit or allowance, OR
  • is receiving a payment under the Farm Household Support Act 2014, OR
  • is receiving ABSTUDY living allowance.

Act reference: SSAct section 5(1)-'parent', section 1067G-F1 to F3 Parental income test

Farm Household Support Act 2014 Part 5 Application and modification of the SSAct and the SS(Admin)Act

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.P.45 Parental means test (YA), 1.1.R.55 Receiving

Last reviewed: 20 September 2018