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11 November 2019 (v1.259)

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1.1.R.55 Receiving Updated policy.
1.1.R.115 Relevant day (Northern Territory CDEP transition payment) (deleted) Removed information.
1.2.2.20 Mature Age Allowance (MAA) & former payment Mature Age Partner Allowance (MAPA) - Description (deleted) Removed information.
1.2.9 Northern Territory CDEP transition payment - description (deleted) Removed information.
2.2.4.30 Verifying temporary absences Added information regarding departure and arrival times for temporary absences.
3.4.1.40 Supplementary assistance for Age recipients Updated policy.
3.4.5.20 Security for PLS Clarified use of retirement villages as security for pension loans scheme loans.
3.6.1.100 Continuation, variation or termination of DSP Clarified policy.
3.6.4.40 Qualification for CP during temporary cessation of care Clarified carer in employment/voluntary work or attending educational institution/training course (25 hour rule).
3.6.4.70 Changes to carer situation - effect on CP qualification Clarified policy.
3.8.1.108 Assessing RA payable Updated how state and territory governments rent relief schemes impact on eligibility for rent assistance.
3.9.1.45 Foster child HCC Clarified policy.
3.13 Northern Territory CDEP transition payment (deleted) Removed chapter.
4.2.1.10 Pensions income test Clarified policy.
4.2.3 Pensions & benefits assets tests Clarified policy.
4.12.11.20 Qualification provisions for the primary production concession Updated to reflect indexation.
4.14.4.20 Gifting concession for special disability trusts Clarified policy.
6.8 Payment pending review Removed example.
7.1.2.10 General rules of portability Clarified policy.
7.1.2.20 Application of portability rules (portability table) Clarified policy.
9.1.2.50 Transitional permanent visas New page, contains information previously in 9.2.15.
9.2 Visa subclasses & payment eligibility for visas issued after 1/9/94 Restructured and revised whole chapter.
10.1.100 General principles glossary Updated to reflect name change to the Republic of North Macedonia.
10.27 Agreement with the Republic of North Macedonia Updated chapter to reflect name change to the Republic of North Macedonia.
10.100 Glossary for Australian social security agreements Updated to reflect name change to the Republic of North Macedonia.
11.1.1 Overview of income management Clarified policy.
11.1.1.40 Hierarchy of income management measures Clarified policy.
11.1.1.50 Trigger payments for income management Clarified policy.
11.1.5.10 Meeting priority needs using the BasicsCard Updated contact details.
11.1.6 Criteria that must be satisfied before funds can be paid from a person's income management account Clarified policy.
11.1.6.10 Circumstances under which income managed funds can be paid out Clarified policy.
11.1.6.30 Expense payments Clarified policy.
11.1.6.40 Action delegate can take to enable a third person to access a person's income managed funds Clarified policy.
11.1.9.30 Direct payments to third party organisations under income management Clarified policy.
11.1.10.10 Person other than payee obtains value for non-endorsed cheque under income management Clarified policy.
11.1.10.20 Misuse of vouchers & stored value cards under income management Clarified policy.
11.1.10.30 Repayment of money credited to an income management account Clarified policy.
11.1.10.60 Value of debits exceeds credit balance of income management account Clarified policy.
11.1.12.110 People subject to non-payment periods, penalty recovery or payment suspension while under income management Clarified policy.
11.1.14.10 Overview of exemptions from income management Clarified policy.
11.1.14.30 Principal carer exemptions from income management - financial vulnerability test Clarified policy.
11.2.1 Cape York Welfare Reforms - overview Clarified policy.
11.2.3 Conditions that result in an individual being subject to income management under the Cape York initiative Clarified policy.
11.2.3.10 Income management under the Cape York initiative - individuals & partners Clarified policy.
11.2.3.20 Voluntary income management under the Cape York initiative Clarified policy.
11.2.4 Notice requiring an individual be subject to income management under the Cape York initiative Clarified policy.
11.2.5 Payments subject to income management under the Cape York initiative Clarified policy.
11.2.5.40 Category S welfare payment Removed payments that have ceased.
11.2.6 Family Income Management & Student Education Trusts & the Cape York initiative Clarified policy.
11.2.8.10 Reasons for exiting the Cape York income management measure Clarified policy.
11.2.8.20 Exit interview under the Cape York income management measure Clarified policy.
11.3.8.10 Reasons for exit from the Child Protection Measure Clarified policy.
11.4.2.10 Decision-making principles for identifying a VWPR Clarified policy.
11.4.4 Review & appeal process under the VWPR Measure Clarified policy.
11.4.5.10 Reasons for exit from the VWPR Measure Clarified policy.