8.7.1.20 Objectives of the Cashless Debit Card Program

Objectives

The objectives of the Cashless Debit Card Program are to:

  • reduce the amount of certain welfare payments available to be spent on alcohol, gambling products and illicit drugs
  • support program participants with their budgeting strategies, and
  • encourage socially responsible behaviour.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 124PC Objects

Last reviewed: 17 March 2021