11.4.1.20 People Income Managed under the VWPR Measure

Conditions

A person is subject to income management under the VWPR Measure if:

  • at the test time, the person is an eligible recipient of a category H welfare payment,
  • the person's usual place of residence is within a specified income management state, territory or area,
  • the person is deemed to be a VWPR,
  • if the person has a payment nominee, the nominee is not an excluded payment nominee, and
  • the person is not subject to income management under the Cape York, Supporting People at Risk or Child Protection Measures.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 123UGA(1) Vulnerable welfare payment recipients

Policy reference: SS Guide 11.4.2 Identification of a VWPR, 11.1.1.50 Trigger payments for income management, 11.1.4.20 Excluded Part 3B payment nominees under income management, 11.2 Cape York initiative, 11.9 Supporting People at Risk Measure, 11.3 Child Protection Measure

Specified states, territories & areas for the VWPR Measure

The following areas are specified income management areas under the VWPR Measure:

State/Territory Income managed area
Northern Territory Whole of the Northern Territory
South Australia
  • Playford
  • The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands (as defined by the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 (SA)
  • Ceduna and the surrounding region.
New South Wales Bankstown
Queensland Rockhampton, Livingston and Logan
Victoria Greater Shepparton
Western Australia
  • The Ngaanyatjarra Lands (the shire of Ngaanyatjarraku and the community of Kiwirrkurra, in the shire of East Pilbara)
  • Laverton Shire
Last reviewed: 21 March 2016