8.7.3.40 Bundaberg & Hervey Bay

Overview

Bundaberg and Hervey Bay became a trial area for the Cashless Debit Card Trial from 21 December 2018, with implementation commencing on 29 January 2019. The trial will run until 30 June 2020. The Bundaberg and Hervey Bay trial area is defined under SS(Admin)Act subsection 124PD(1).

Anyone whose usual place of residence was in the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay area, as at 21 December 2018, or who moves into the Bundaberg and Hervey Bay area after this time, is under the age of 36 years and receives NSA, YA (job seeker), PPS or PPP will become a trial participant unless they are exempted (8.7.4.15).

Once a person is a trial participant, they will remain on the trial, even if they move out of the trial area.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 124PD Definitions

Bundaberg & Hervey Bay

The Bundaberg and Hervey Bay trial area is defined under SS(Admin)Act subsection 124PD(1).

The Bundaberg and Hervey Bay trial area means the area within the boundaries of the Division (within the meaning of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918) of Hinkler, as those boundaries were in force on 31 May 2018. As at 31 May 2018, this includes the townships of Aldershot, Bargara, Elliott Heads, Woodgate, Booyal, Burrum Heads, Torbanlea, Toogoom, Howard, Childers, Burnett Heads and River Heads.

Last reviewed: 4 February 2019