8.1.4.60 Special payments - documentation required

Introduction

The following table lists documentation required with claims for the payments/benefits in the special payments grouping. If more detail is required about specific documentation, the third column indicates where you will find this.

Payment type Documentation required More detail
Special benefit
  • POI
  • proof of age

Explanation: Documentation requirements for SpB apply only to disaster situations.

2.2.1 Verifying Identity

2.2.2 Verifying Personal Details

Australian Government disaster recovery payment

A claim for AGDRP requires only minimum POI.

Explanation: Normal documentation is often unavailable after a disaster.

2.2.1 Verifying Identity
Disaster recovery allowance

A claim for DRA requires only minimum POI.

Explanation: Normal documentation is often unavailable after a disaster.

2.2.1 Verifying Identity

Policy reference: SS Guide 8.1.1 Claim Lodgement Provisions

Last reviewed: 12 August 2019