3.4.5.60 Supplementary benefits & assistance for PLS recipients

Other benefits

The following table explains which PLS recipients receive fringe benefits (1.1.F.190):

If the recipient … then they …
is entitled and receives a payment under the normal income and assets test qualify for fringe benefits.
is precluded from payment and/or their entire payment is a loan do NOT qualify for fringe benefits.

PLS recipients, who qualify for a part pension or allowance, qualify for additional benefits appropriate to that pension or allowance and any relevant benefits provided under the family assistance law. This could include:

  • pensioner concession card
  • family assistance means test concessions
  • CCS means test concessions
  • pension bonus scheme.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.4.1.40 Supplementary assistance for Age recipients, 3.4.2.30 Supplementary Benefits & Employment Assistance for WP Recipients, 3.4.4.50 Payability of WidB, 3.4.9.40 Supplementary Benefits & Employment Assistance for BVA Recipients, 3.5.1 PP - Qualification & Payability, 3.6.1.70 Supplementary Benefits & Employment Assistance for DSP Recipients, 3.6.4.130 Supplementary Benefits & Employment Assistance for CP Recipients

Last reviewed: 1 July 2019