Notification Period for Bereavement Events - 28 Days


All recipients will be given 28 days in which to notify of the occurrence of a bereavement event as it is considered that at these times recipients require additional adjustment time before approaching government agencies.

Act reference: SSAct section 21(2)(b) the bereavement notification day…

SS(Admin)Act section 72(6) If a notice…

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.B.30 Bereavement notification day, General Notification Period - 14 Days

Last reviewed: 3 January 2017