188.8.131.52 APWS - Current Rates
The current rate of APWS is $20.80 per fortnight.
This rate is not indexed.
If a recipient qualifies and the payment is payable, payments are made fortnightly in arrears with the recipient's main payment.
Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'approved program of work for income support payment', section 28 Approved programs of work for income support payment
Policy reference: SS Guide 184.108.40.206 Approved program of work supplement (APWS) - description, 3.8.18 APWS - qualification and payability
Last reviewed: 1 July 2015