1.1.R.30 Reasonable distance (YA)

Definition

For the purposes of determining whether a YA claimant is required to live away from home, a 'reasonable distance' refers to travel by public transport of UP TO 90 minutes each way from home or school.

Act reference: SSAct section 1067D Person required to live away from home

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.2.6.20 Rules that determine the need to live away from home for YA

Last reviewed: 1 July 2020