1.2 Descriptions of Payments/Benefits


This chapter describes each of the payment/benefit types, which are covered in this Guide. It provides the following information for each payment/benefit:

  • objective of the payment/concession,
  • supplementary assistance (where required) (see example 1),
  • components (where required),
  • bereavement payment provisions (where required),
  • how the payment/concession is paid (see example 2), and
  • background information (where required).

Example 1: Recipients of NSA MAY also receive:

  • rent assistance,
  • pharmaceutical allowance,
  • a HCC OR PCC.

Example 2: RA is paid with the primary benefit.

In this chapter

This chapter contains the following sections:
Last reviewed: 6 February 2017