Social Security Guide Updates - 2018

5 November 2018 (v1.250)

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1.1.Q.35 Qualifying residence exemption Added Act references.
1.1.T.86 Terminal condition (CA, CP) Updated Act reference.
3.1.3 Notification & Recipient Obligations Clarified policy.
3.6.9.70 Answering the ADAT Questionnaire Updated Act reference.
3.9.3.33 Employer Provided Benefits - School Fees, Private Health Insurance & Low Interest Loans Clarified policy.
4.3.2.31 Income Exempt from Assessment - Specifically Approved Updated to reflect legislative change
4.4.1.20 Operation of Deeming Updated to reflect 1 July 2018 deeming threshold.
4.4.1.50 Deeming Rate Calculation - Single DSP Recipient/Single Allowee Updated to reflect 1 July 2018 deeming threshold.
4.4.1.60 Deeming Rate Calculation - Age Couple Updated to reflect 1 July 2018 deeming threshold.
4.4.1.70 Deeming Rate Calculation - Single WidB Recipient/Single Allowee Updated to reflect 1 July 2018 deeming threshold.
4.4.1.80 Deeming Rate Calculation - NSA Recipient, Partner Receiving PP Updated to reflect 1 July 2018 deeming threshold.
4.4.1.90 Deeming Rate Calculation - Pensioner & Non-Pensioner Couple Updated to reflect 1 July 2018 deeming threshold.
4.9.4.40 Actuarial Valuation Certificate for Lifetime or Life Expectancy ATE Income Streams Paid from SMSFs or SAFs Clarified policy.
6.3.9 Confirming Employment Income Clarified policy.
9.2.2.130 Visa Subclass 116 Carer Added Act reference.
9.2.4.10 Visa Subclass 200 Refugee Added Act reference.
9.2.4.20 Visa Subclass 201 In-Country Special Humanitarian Added Act reference.
9.2.4.30 Visa Subclass 202 Global Special Humanitarian Added Act reference.
9.2.4.40 Visa Subclass 203 Emergency Rescue Added Act reference.
9.2.4.50 Visa Subclass 204 Woman at Risk Added Act reference.

20 September 2018 (v1.249)

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1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figure.
1.1.B.08 Base year (CA) New page.
1.1.H.30 Health Care Card only CA (HCC only CA (child)) Updated to reflect carer allowance (CA) income test.
1.1.P.40 Parental income test (YA) Updated policy.
1.1.P.190 Periodic reviews (CA,CP) Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
1.1.P.412 Principal carer Clarified policy.
1.1.P.414 Principal carer - disputed care arrangements & abduction Clarified policy.
1.1.R.103 Reference tax year (CA) New page.
1.2.4.10 Parenting Payment (PP) - Description Updated to reflect new Child Care Package.
1.2.5.50 Carer Allowance (CA) - Description Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.2.6.40 Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) - Description Updated terminology.
1.2.8.10 Health Care Card (HCC) - Description Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.2.11 Disability and Carer Verification Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
3.1.2.20 Liquid Assets Waiting Period Clarified date of commencement for liquid assets waiting period (LAWP).
3.2.2.10 Sufficient Work Updated policy.
3.2.8.10 Mutual Obligation Requirements for NSA/YA Job Seekers Overview Updated to reflect changes to activity test arrangements.
3.2.9.30 Job Search - Setting Job Search Requirements - General Updated policy.
3.2.9.130 Suitable Activity - Voluntary Work Updated to reflect changes to activity test arrangements.
3.2.9.150 Suitable Activity - Placement in Other Commonwealth or State Government Labour Market or Appropriate Training or Skills Development Programs, including Skills for Education & Employment & NEIS Added Regional Employment Trials as an eligible activity.
3.2.9.210 Suitable Activity - Principal Carer Updates to reflect changes to activity test arrangements.
3.2.10.10 Activities to Meet an Annual Activity Requirement Updated to reflect changes to activity test arrangements for job seekers aged 55 to 59.
3.2.10.20 Eligibility - Who Does Not Have to Undertake an Annual Activity Requirement? Updated to reflect changes to activity test arrangements for job seekers aged 55 to 59.
3.2.10.30 Annual Activity Requirement - Hours of Participation Updated to reflect changes to activity test arrangements for job seekers aged 55 to 59.
3.5.1.130 Supplementary Benefits and Employment Assistance for PP Recipients Updated to reflect new Child Care Package.
3.5.1.167 ParentsNext Summary & Participation Requirements (PP) Updated list of suitable vocational preparation activities.
3.5.1.170 Suitable Activity - Job Search (PP Recipients & Principal Carers) Updated policy.
3.5.1.190 Other Suitable Activities (PP Recipients & Principal Carers) Updated policy.
3.6.7.10 Qualification for HCC Only CA (child) Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.7.20 HCC Only CA (child) - Measuring the Level of Care & Attention Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
3.6.7.30 Qualification for CA Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
3.6.7.32 Assessment of Income for CA New page.
3.6.7.33 CA Income Test Method Statement New page.
3.6.7.34 Treatment of Income Components for CA New page.
3.6.7.40 Qualification for CA (child) with Combined DCLA Scores of 2 Children Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
3.6.7.45 Qualification for CA - Carer & Care Receiver not Co-resident Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
3.6.7.145 Assessment of CA Claim Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.7.170 Supplementary Benefits Assistance for CA (child) Recipients Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.7.180 Notification & Recipient Obligations for CA Updated policy.
3.6.7.190 Continuation, Variation or Termination of CA Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
3.7.5.50 SpB Job Plans Updated policy.
3.9.1.70 Low Income HCC - Assessment of Income Updated income limits.
3.9.3.30 Assessment of Income for CSHC Updated income limits.
4.2.7 DRA Income Test Updated effective date.
4.2.8.10 Dependent YA - Parental Income Test Clarified policy.
4.2.9 CA Income Test New page.
4.3.2.31 Income Exempt from Assessment - Specifically Approved Updated list of group personal care support schemes approved by ministers.
4.3.5.60 About DVA Compensation Payments Updated to reflect new Child Care Package.
4.3.5.70 About DVA Defence Force Income Support Allowance (DFISA) Updated to reflect new Child Care Package.
4.8.2.20 Early Release of Superannuation Updated to reflect responsibility for the administration of the early release of superannuation benefits on compassionate grounds transferred from the Department of Human Services (DHS) to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
4.10.7.50 Historical Income Limits for CSHC Updated income limits.
4.10.7.60 Historical Income Limits for Low Income HCC from 20/09/1996 Updated income limits.
4.14.3.10 General Requirements for Special Disability Trusts Clarified policy.
4.14.3.30 Special Disability Trusts - Care & Accommodation Clarified policy.
4.14.3.50 Reporting Requirements for Special Disability Trusts Updated policy.
4.14.3.60 Waivers for Special Disability Trusts Clarified policy.
5.1.1.20 YA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.10 RA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.60 TAL - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.110 UA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.10 Common Pension Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.8.20 Common Benefit Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.9.10 Pension Supplement - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.2.1.20 Single Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.30 Married Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.40 Additional Benefit for Child, Mother's & Guardian's Allowance & RA - November 1984 to March 2018 Amended rates.
5.2.2.10 Maximum Basic Rates of Pension - July 1909 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.2.15 Historical Transitional Pension Rates Payable from 20/09/2009 Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.2.20 Additional Payments - April 1943 to March 2018 Added reference.
5.2.3.10 Widow Class A, Supporting Parent's Benefit, Sole Parent Pension - Rates from July 1942 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.3.30 Widow B, C & D Pension, Bereavement Allowance - July 1942 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.4.40 RA (Families with Children) - December 1987 to March 2018 Added policy reference.
5.2.4.50 Parenting Payment & Associated Rates - July 1995 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.10 RA Rates - June 1990 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.6.40 TAL & Telephone Rental Concession Historical Rates - January 1990 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.100 UA Historical Rates - March 2005 to Present Updated rates.
5.2.8.10 Pension Supplement - Historical Rates Updated rates.
5.5.2 Samples of Allowance Rate Calculations - Single Person Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.3 Samples of Allowance Rate Calculations - Partnered Recipient Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.10 PPP, Partner Not a Pensioner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.30 PPP, Partner a Pensioner, Recipient Qualifies for PhA Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.40 PPP, Compensation Effect on Partner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.50 PPS, Under Age Pension Age, 2 Children Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.60 PPS, Over Age Pension Age, 1 Child Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.20 DRA, Eligible for NSA, Income Cut-off Does Not Apply Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.30 DRA, Eligible for NSA, Income Cut-off Applies Updated to reflect indexation.
8.1.1.10 General Claim Requirements Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.1.1.20 Claim Lodgement - General Provisions Updated policy.
8.1.1.40 When to Lodge a Claim - General Provisions (deleted) Removed information.
8.1.1.60 Contacting DHS about a Claim Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.1.4.50 Disability & Carer - Documentation Required Updated to reflect carer allowance income test.
8.2.2 Reclaiming a Payment Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.3.1 Start Days - General Provisions Updated to reflect legislative change.
9.2.7.105 Visa Subclass 482 Skill Shortage (Temporary) New page.
11.1.1.60 Payments Subject to Income Management Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
11.1.14.40 Exemptions from Income Management for People with under School-age Children Updated to reflect new Child Care Package.
11.1.14.60 Provision of Evidence of Activities for Income Management Exemptions Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).

28 August 2018 (v1.248)

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2.2.5.15 Multiple Relationships Removed information.
2.2.5.50 Discretion to Treat a Person as Not Being a Member of a Couple for a Special Reason Added information about multiple relationships.

13 August 2018 (v1.247)

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1.1.N.12 National Training Wage schedule rate (YA, DSP) Added National Training Wage schedule rate from 1 July 2018.
1.1.T.140 Transfer day (NSA, PA, WA) Updated title.
1.2.7.50 Employment Entry Payment (EEP) - Description (deleted) Removed information.
3.3.4.60 Assessing Tertiary Study-load for Austudy - Full-time Students Clarified study in more than one course.
3.8.3.20 PES Qualifying Study for Tertiary Students Updated policy.
3.8.5 EEP - Qualification & Payability (deleted) Removed section.
3.9.1.10 Qualification for HCC - Automatic Issue Removed reference to employment entry payment (EEP).
3.9.2.10 Qualification for PCC Clarified policy.
4.2.7 DRA Income Test Clarified policy.
4.3.2.30 Income Exempt from Assessment - Legislated Added information about the income test exemption for payments made under the National Redress Scheme.
4.3.2.35 Income Exempt from Assessment - s8(11) Exempt Lump Sums Updated list of lump sums specifically exempted under section 8(11).
4.4.1.10 Overview of Deeming Updated to reflect indexation.
4.10.5.60 FP Historical Assets Limits Added 1 January 2000 assets limits.
4.10.7.50 Historical Income Limits for CSHC Added 20 September 2017 income limits.
4.10.7.60 Historical Income Limits for Low Income HCC from 20/09/1996 Updated to reflect indexation.
4.12.11.20 Qualification Provisions for the Primary Production Concession Updated to reflect indexation.
4.14.3.40 Means Testing of Special Disability Trusts Updated concessional asset value limits.
5 Payment Rates Removed reference to employment entry payment (EEP).
5.4.4 EEP Advance Payment (deleted) Removed information.
6.2.5.70 SA - Mail Reviews (deleted) Removed information.
9.1.2.50 Permanent Residents of Norfolk Island (deleted) Removed information.
9.2.11.160 Visa Subclass 817 Protection Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.170 Visa Subclass 818 Highly Qualified (Onshore) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.290 Visa Subclass 833 Certain Unlawful Non-Citizens Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.300 Visa Subclass 834 Permanent Resident of Norfolk Island Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.30 Visa Subclass 202 Global Special Humanitarian Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.6.280 Visa Subclass 444 Special Category Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).

2 July 2018 (v1.246)

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1.1.P.57 ParentsNext Updated to reflect changes to the ParentsNext program.
1.1.P.71 Participation plan (ParentsNext) Updated policy.
1.1.R.80 Recent workforce experience (PA, WA, NSA - cessation of claims for WA exemption) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.2.3.30 Widow Allowance (WA) - Description Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.3 Notification & Recipient Obligations Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.6.10 General Payability Provisions Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.12 Employment Income Nil Rate Period Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.13 Compliance Framework for Participation Payments Updated whole section to reflect only Community Development Programme (CDP) participants subject to compliance arrangements set out in SS(Admin) Act Part 3 Division 3A.
3.1.14 Targeted Compliance Framework for Participation Payments New section.
3.2.1.40 RapidConnect - Impact on NSA Payability Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.3.45 RapidConnect - Impact on YA Payability Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.5.30 Unreasonable to Live at Home (YA, DSP & SpB) Clarified policy.
3.2.8.40 What Should Not be Included in a Job Plan Updated policy.
3.2.8.60 Unsuitable Work Updated policy.
3.2.11.10 Mutual Obligation Requirements for NSA/YA Job Seekers/YA Students - Exemptions - Temporary Incapacity Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.11.30 Mutual Obligation Requirements for NSA Job Seekers - Exemptions - Cessation of Claims for WA New page.
3.2.11.40 Mutual Obligation Requirements for NSA/YA Job Seekers - Exemptions - Special Circumstances Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.4.3.10 Qualification for WA Updated to reflect widow allowance closed to new entrants from 1 July 2018.
3.4.3.30 WA Post 1 July 2018 New page.
3.4.3.60 Continuation, Variation or Termination of WA Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.4.7.50 Non-accruing Membership of PBS Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.5.1.167 ParentsNext Summary & Participation Requirements (PP) Updated to reflect changes to ParentsNext.
3.5.1.200 Suitable Work (PP Recipients & Principal Carers) Updated policy.
3.5.1.220 Mutual Obligation Requirements Exemption - Temporary Incapacity (PP) Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.5.1.250 Mutual Obligation Requirements Exemption - Special Circumstances (PP) Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.1.120 Participation Requirement Exemptions for DSP Recipients Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.7.5.30 SpB Mutual Obligation Requirements - Exemptions Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.9.1.20 Qualification for Low Income Income HCC Clarified policy that certain temporary visa holders may qualify for a low income health care card (LIC).
3.9.2.10 Qualification for PCC Clarified policy.
3.9.3.30 Assessment of Income for CSHC Clarified policy.
3.9.3.70 Providing Tax File Number (TFN) Information - CSHC (deleted see 8.1.3.20) Removed information.
4.2.8.10 Dependent YA - Parental Income Test Updated policy.
4.6.2.10 General Provisions for Exempt Assets Updated to reflect indexation of funeral investment threshold.
4.6.3.80 Exempting the Principal Home - Sale Proceeds Clarified policy.
4.6.8.50 General Provisions for the Extended Land Use Test Clarified policy.
4.9.1.30 Specific Provisions for Assessing Income Streams Clarified policy.
4.10.3 Historical Age & Invalid (Disability Support) Pension Income & Assets Limits Updated to reflect indexation.
4.10.4.20 Historical Widow B Means Test Limits & Additional Payments Updated to reflect indexation.
4.14.3.35 Special Disability Trusts - Discretionary Spending Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.3.1.10 Taxation of Payments & PAYG Payment Summary - Individual Non-Business Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.4.1.10 Qualification for Certain Benefits & PPS Advance Payments Clarified policy.
5.4.1.15 Qualification for Certain Pension Advance Payments Clarified policy.
6.7.2.50 Debt Recovery by Garnishee Notice Added information regarding garnishee of joint bank accounts.
6.7.3.20 Waiver of Debt Clarified review of debt waivers.
6.7.3.70 Waiver of Debt in Relation to Settlements Clarified calculation of present value.
8.1.3.10 Provision of Information Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.1.3.20 Providing TFN Information Updated to reflect legislative change.
9.2.1.20 Visa Subclass 060 Bridging F Visa Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.1.30 Visa Subclass 070 Bridging (Removal Pending) Visa Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.10 Visa Subclass 100 Spouse/Partner Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.20 Visa Subclass 101 Child Updated to reflect introduction to child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.30 Visa Subclass 102 Adoption Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.40 Visa Subclass 103 Parent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.50 Visa Subclass 104 Preferential Family - pre 1/11/99 Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.60 Visa Subclass 105 Skilled - Australian Linked (was Concessional Family) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.70 Visa Subclass 106 Regional - Linked Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.80 Visa Subclass 110 Interdependency Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.100 Visa Subclass 113 Aged Parent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.110 Visa Subclass 114 Aged Dependent Relative Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.120 Visa Subclass 115 Remaining Relative Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.130 Visa Subclass 116 Carer Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.140 Visa Subclass 117 Orphan Relative Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.150 Visa Subclass 118 Designated Parent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.160 Visa Subclass 119 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme (RSMS) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.170 Visa Subclass 120 Labour Agreement Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.180 Visa Subclass 121 Employer Nomination Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.190 Visa Subclass 122 Business (Joint Venture) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.200 Visa Subclass 123 Business (General) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.210 Visa Subclass 124 Distinguished Talent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.220 Visa Subclass 125 Distinguished Talent & Special Service Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.230 Visa Subclass 126 Independent Entrant Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.240 Visa Subclass 127 Business Owner Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.250 Visa Subclass 128 Senior Executive Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.260 Visa Subclass 129 State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.270 Visa Subclass 130 State/Territory Sponsored Senior Executive Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.280 Visa Subclass 131 Investment - Linked Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.290 Visa Subclass 132 Business Talent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.300 Visa Subclass 134 Skill Matching Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.310 Visa Subclass 135 State/Territory - Nominated Independent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.320 Visa Subclass 136 Skilled Independent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.330 Visa Subclass 137 Skilled State/Territory - Nominated Independent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.340 Visa Subclass 138 Skilled Australian Sponsored Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.350 Visa Subclass 139 Skilled - Designated Area Sponsored Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.2.360 Visa Subclass 143 Contributory Parent (Migrant) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.10 Visa Subclass 150 Former Citizen Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.20 Visa Subclass 151 Former Resident Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.30 Visa Subclass 152 Family of New Zealand Citizen Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.40 Visa Subclass 154 Resident Return Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.50 Visa Subclass 155 Resident Return Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.60 Visa Subclass 156 Resident Return Class C Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.70 Visa Subclass 157 Resident Return Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.80 Visa Subclass 158 Resident Return Class E Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.170 Visa Subclass 175 Skilled - Independent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.180 Visa Subclass 176 Skilled - Sponsored Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.190 Visa Subclass 186 Employer Nomination Scheme Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.200 Visa Subclass 187 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.220 Visa Subclass 189 Skilled Independent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.3.230 Visa Subclass 190 Skilled - Independent - Nominated Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.10 Visa Subclass 200 Refugee Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.20 Visa Subclass 201 In-Country Special Humanitarian Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.40 Visa Subclass 203 Emergency Rescue Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.50 Visa Subclass 204 Woman at Risk Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.60 Visa Subclass 205 Camp Clearance Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.70 Visa Subclass 206 Lebanese Concession Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.80 Visa Subclass 207 Soviet Concession Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.90 Visa Subclass 208 East Timorese in Portugal, Macau or Mozambique Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.100 Visa Subclass 209 Citizens of the Former Yugoslavia - Displaced Persons Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.110 Visa Subclass 210 Minorities of Former USSR Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.120 Visa Subclass 211 Burmese in Burma Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.130 Visa Subclass 212 Sudanese Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.140 Visa Subclass 213 Burmese in Thailand Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.150 Visa Subclass 214 Cambodian Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.160 Visa Subclass 215 Sri Lankan (Special Assistance) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.170 Visa Subclass 216 Ahmadi Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.4.180 Visa Subclass 217 Vietnamese Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.5.60 Visa Subclass 309 Spouse/Partner (Provisional) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.6.180 Visa Subclass 431 Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.6.330 Visa Subclass 449 Humanitarian Stay (Temporary) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.01 Visa Subclass 500 Student Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.40 Visa Subclass 570 Independent ELICOS Sector Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.50 Visa Subclass 571 Schools Sector Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.60 Visa Subclass 572 Vocational Education & Training Sector Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.70 Visa Subclass 573 Higher Education Sector Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.80 Visa Subclass 574 Postgraduate Research Sector Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.90 Visa Subclass 575 Non-award Foundation/Other Sector Updated to reflect introduction of Child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.100 Visa Subclass 576 AusAid or Defence Sector Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.110 Visa Subclass 580 Student Guardian Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.8.120 Visa Subclass 590 Student Guardian Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.10.70 Visa Subclass 785 Temporary Protection Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.10.80 Visa Subclass 786 Temporary (Humanitarian Concern) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.10.100 Visa Subclass 790 Safe Haven Enterprise Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.10 Visa Subclass 800 Territorial Asylum Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.20 Visa Subclass 801 Spouse/Partner Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.40 Visa Subclass 803 Refugee Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.50 Visa Subclass 804 Aged Parent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.60 Visa Subclass 805 Skilled Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.70 Visa Subclass 806 Family Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.80 Visa Subclass 807 Humanitarian Grounds Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.90 Visa Subclass 808 Confirmatory (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.100 Visa Subclass 810 Refugee (Permanent) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.110 Visa Subclass 811 Refugee Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.120 Visa Subclass 812 Dec 89 Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.130 Visa Subclass 814 Interdependency Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.140 Visa Subclass 815 PRC (Permanent) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.150 Visa Subclass 816 Skilled Former Refugee Applicants Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.180 Visa Subclass 819 Aged Parent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.190 Visa Subclass 820 Partner - Temporary (Previously Extended Eligibility (Spouse/Partner)) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.270 Visa Subclass 831 Prospective Marriage Spouse Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.280 Visa Subclass 832 Close Ties Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CSS).
9.2.11.310 Visa Subclass 835 Remaining Relative Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.320 Visa Subclass 836 Carer Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.330 Visa Subclass 837 Orphan Relative Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.340 Visa Subclass 838 Aged Dependent Relative Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.350 Visa Subclass 840 Business Owner Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.360 Visa Subclass 841 Senior Executive Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.370 Visa Subclass 842 State/Territory Sponsored Business Owner Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.380 Visa Subclass 843 State/Territory Sponsored Senior Executive Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.390 Visa Subclass 844 Investment-Linked Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.400 Visa Subclass 845 Established Business in Australia Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.11.410 Visa Subclass 846 State/Territory Sponsored Regional Established Business in Australia Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.20 Visa Subclass 851 Resolution of Status (Permanent) (Class BL) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.30 Visa Subclass 851 Resolution of Status (Permanent) (Class CD) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.40 Visa Subclass 852 Referred Stay (Permanent) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.50 Visa Subclass 855 Labour Agreement Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.60 Visa Subclass 856 Employer Nomination Scheme (ENS) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.70 Visa Subclass 857 Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.80 Visa Subclass 858 Distinguished Talent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.90 Visa Subclass 859 Designated Parent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.100 Visa Subclass 861 Skilled Independent New Zealand Citizen Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.110 Visa Subclass 862 Skilled Australian Sponsored New Zealand Citizen Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.120 Visa Subclass 863 Skilled Designated Area - Sponsored New Zealand Citizen Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.130 Visa Subclass 864 Contributory Aged Parent (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.140 Visa Subclass 866 Protection Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.150 Visa Subclass 880 Skilled - Independent Overseas Student Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.160 Visa Subclass 881 Skilled - Australian Sponsored Overseas Student Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.170 Visa Subclass 882 Skilled - Designated Area Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.180 Visa Subclass 883 Skilled - Designated Area Sponsored (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.200 Visa Subclass 885 Skilled - Independent Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.210 Visa Subclass 886 Skilled - Sponsored Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.220 Visa Subclass 887 Skilled - Regional Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.225 Visa Subclass 888 Business Innovation & Investment Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.230 Visa Subclass 890 Business Owner (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.240 Visa Subclass 891 Investor (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.250 Visa Subclass 892 State/Territory Sponsored Skilled Business Owner (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.12.260 Visa Subclass 893 State/Territory Sponsored Investor (Residence) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.13.90 Visa Subclass 998 Australian Declaratory Visa (ADV) Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).
9.2.14 Visa Subclass ZB 951 Criminal Justice Stay Visa Updated to reflect introduction of child care subsidy (CCS).

1 June 2018 (v1.245)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.310 Assuree, assurer, assurance of support, assurance of support security Updated policy.
6.7.1.30 Assurance of Support Debts Updated policy.
9.2.4.30 Visa Subclass 202 Global Special Humanitarian Updated policy.
9.4.1.10 Introduction to the AoS Scheme Updated policy.
9.4.1.50 AoS Scheme from 1 April 2018 Updated to reflect Social Security (Assurances of Support) Amendment Determination 2018.
9.4.2 Providing an AoS Updated policy.
9.4.3.10 AoS - Residence Requirements Updated policy.
9.4.3.30 AoS - Minimum Income Requirements Updated policy.
9.4.3.60 AoS - Income Requirements & Family Circumstances of Potential Assurer Updated policy.
9.4.3.80 AoS - Joint & Several AoSs Updated policy.
9.4.3.90 AoS - Requirements for Corporations Updated policy.
9.4.3.100 AoS - Requirements for Unincorporated Bodies Updated policy.
9.4.4 AoS - Value of Securities Updated policy.
9.4.4.10 AoS - Lodgement of Security Updated policy.
9.4.4.20 AoS - Release of Security Updated policy.
9.4.6.20 Transfer of an AoS Updated policy.

7 May 2018 (v1.244)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.180 Approval of courses (YA) Clarified policy.
1.1.A.210 Approved courses of education or study (YA (full-time student), Austudy, PES) Clarified policy.
1.1.A.220 Approved voluntary work organisation (NSA, YA, PP, SpB) Clarified policy.
1.1.D.90 Dependent child (for YA independence purposes only) Updated policy.
1.1.L.100 Long term income support student (YA, Austudy) Clarified policy.
1.2.7.140 Youth Disability Supplement (YDS) - Description Clarified policy.
3.1.15 Work Bonus (from 1 July 2011) Renumbered from 3.1.14 to 3.1.15 - content unchanged.
3.1.15.10 Work Bonus - Eligibility Renumbered from 3.1.14.10 to 3.1.15.10 - content unchanged.
3.1.15.20 Work Bonus - Overview Renumbered from 3.1.14.20 to 3.1.15.20 - content unchanged.
3.1.15.30 Work Bonus - Application Renumbered from 3.1.14.30 to 3.1.15.30 - content unchanged.
3.1.15.40 Work Bonus - Examples of Calculation of Assessable Employment Income & Employment Income Concession Bank Balance Renumbered from 3.1.14.40 to 3.1.15.40 - content unchanged.
3.1.15.50 Work Bonus - History Renumbered from 3.1.14.50 to 3.1.15.50 - content unchanged.
3.1.16 Payability during the Green Army Programme Renumbered from 3.1.15 to 3.1.16 - content unchanged.
3.1.17 Security Notices Renumbered from 3.1.16 to 3.1.17 - content unchanged.
3.2.5.80 YA & DSP - Self-supporting through Paid Employment Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.6.20 Rules that Determine the Need to Live Away from Home for YA Clarified policy.
3.2.7.40 Approved Courses of Study for YA Clarified policy.
3.3.2 MAA - Qualification & Payability (deleted) Deleted section.
3.3.4.10 Approved Courses of Study for Austudy Clarified that doctorate studies only refer to Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level 10 doctorate courses.
3.7.2.90 SpB for Disaster Victims Clarified policy.
3.8.3.40 PES Concessional Study-load Students Clarified policy.
3.8.15.10 Qualification for Relocation Scholarship Clarified place of study.
3.9.2.10 Qualification for PCC Clarified policy.
3.9.3.10 Qualification for CSHC Clarified policy.
4.2.8.25 Dependent YA - Maintenance Income Test Reconciliation New page.
5.1.5.10 DSP - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.2.2.40 Historical Rates of DSP for People Under 21 Years of Age Without Dependent Children - July 2000 to Present Date Updated rates.
8.7.1.10 Outline of Cashless Debit Card Trial Clarified policy.
8.7.2.20 Restricted Portion (Cashless Debit Card Trial) Updated definition.
8.7.2.40 Unrestricted Portion (Cashless Debit Card Trial) Updated definition.
8.7.3.10 Ceduna & Surrounding Region Updated end date of trial.
8.7.3.20 East Kimberley Updated end date of trial.
8.7.3.30 Goldfields New page.
8.7.5 Exiting the Cashless Debit Card Trial Clarified policy.
8.7.6.15 Temporary Changes to Splitting Arrangements Updated policy.
8.7.6.40 Welfare Restricted Bank Accounts Updated policy.
8.7.6.50 Declinable Transactions in the Cashless Debit Card Trial Updated policy.
8.7.7.30 Ceduna Community Panel Updated policy.
8.7.7.40 East Kimberley Community Panels New page.

3 April 2018 (v1.243)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.310 Assuree, assurer, assurance of support, assurance of support security Updated policy.
3.8.1.10 Qualification for RA Clarified policy.
4.3.3.60 Deferred Income, Salary Sacrifice, Valuable Consideration & Fringe Benefits Updated fringe benefits tax (FBT) rate.
6.7.1.30 Assurance of Support Debts Updated policy.
6.7.2.90 Recovery of AoS Debts Updated policy.
9.2.4.30 Visa Subclass 202 Global Special Humanitarian Updated policy.
9.4.1.10 Introduction to the AoS Scheme Updated policy.
9.4.1.50 AoS Scheme from 1 April 2018 New page.
9.4.2 Providing an AoS Updated policy.
9.4.3.10 AoS - Residence Requirements Updated policy.
9.4.3.30 AoS - Minimum Income Requirements Updated policy.
9.4.3.60 AoS - Income Requirements & Family Circumstances of Potential Assurer Updated policy.
9.4.3.80 AoS - Joint & Several AoSs Updated policy.
9.4.3.90 AoS - Requirements for Corporations Updated policy.
9.4.3.100 AoS - Requirements for Unincorporated Bodies Updated policy.
9.4.4 AoS - Value of Securities Updated policy.
9.4.4.10 AoS - Lodgement of Security Updated policy.
9.4.4.20 AoS - Release of Security Updated policy.
9.4.6.05 Duration of the AoS Period Updated policy.
9.4.6.10 Cancellation of an AoS Updated policy.
9.4.6.20 Transfer of an AoS Updated policy.

20 March 2018 (v1.242)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figure.
1.1.M.120 Member of a couple Clarified policy.
1.1.M.150 Ministers of religion Updated list of clergy considered to be ministers of religion contracted for service.
1.1.N.12 National Training Wage schedule rate (YA, DSP) Updated to reflect legislative change.
2.2.5.10 Determining a De Facto Relationship Clarified policy.
2.2.5.11 Member of a Couple - Age of Consent Clarified policy.
2.2.5.13 Registered Relationships Updated policy.
2.2.5.15 Multiple Relationships Clarified policy.
2.2.5.70 Determining a Respite Care Couple Clarified policy.
2.2.5.80 Determining Treatment of Claimant/Recipient with Partner in Gaol - General Provisions Clarified policy to reflect legislation.
3.3.4.20 Austudy & Full-time Tertiary Students Clarified policy.
3.9.1.70 Low Income HCC - Assessment of Income Updated income limits.
3.9.2.10 Qualification for PCC Clarified policy.
4.2.7 DRA Income Test Updated income test details if claimant is eligible to receive newstart allowance.
4.2.8.05 Dependent YA - Reduction for Parental Income Clarified policy and updated example.
4.3.2.35 Income Exempt from assessment s8(11) Exempt Lump Sums Updated list of lump sums specifically exempted under section 8(11).
4.10.2 Historical Unemployment & Sickness Benefit Income Test Added details about income free area changes.
5.1.1.20 YA - Current Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.7.10 RA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.110 UA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.10 Common Pension Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.8.20 Common Benefit Rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.9.10 Pension Supplement - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.2.1.20 Single Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.30 Married Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.40 Additional Benefit for Child, Mother's & Guardian's Allowance & RA - November 1984 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.2.10 Maximum Basic Rates of Pension - July 1909 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.2.15 Historical Transitional Pension Rates Payable from 20/09/2009 Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.2.20 Additional Payments - April 1943 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.3.10 Widow Class A, Supporting Parent's Benefit, Sole Parent Pension - Rates from July 1942 to Present Date Updated rate.
5.2.3.30 Widow B, C & D Pension, Bereavement Allowance - July 1942 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.4.40 RA (Families with Children) - December 1987 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.4.50 Parenting Payment & Associated Rates - July 1995 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.10 RA Rates - June 1990 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.100 UA Historical Rates - March 2005 to Present Updated rates.
5.2.8.10 Pension Supplement - Historical Rates Updated rates.
5.5.2 Samples of Allowance Rate Calculations - Single Person Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.3 Samples of Allowance Rate Calculations - Partnered Recipient Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.4 Samples of PP Rate Calculations Updated section to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.20 DRA, Eligible for NSA, Income Cut-off Does Not Apply Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.30 DRA, Eligible for NSA, Income Cut-off Applies Updated to reflect indexation.
9.2.5.60 Visa Subclass 309 Spouse/Partner (Provisional) Clarified policy.
9.2.11.190 Visa Subclass 820 Partner - Temporary (Previously Extended Eligibility (Spouse/Partner)) Clarified policy.
9.2.11.280 Visa Subclass 832 Close Ties Clarified policy.
9.2.11.290 Visa Subclass 833 Certain Unlawful Non-Citizens Clarified policy.
11.4.2.40 Determination Process for the VWPR Measure Where a Person Meets the VWPR Measure Youth Triggers Updated examples.

5 February 2018 (v1.241)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.180 Approval of courses (YA) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.P.60 Part 2.23B major disaster Updated policy.
1.1.P.416 Principal carer - shared care Updated examples.
1.1.S.45 School - enrolment, attendance, person responsible for operation of a school (SEAM) Added note that School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
1.1.S.50 Schooling requirement child (SEAM) Added note that School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
1.1.S.52 Schooling requirement payment (SEAM) Added note that School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
1.1.S.53 Schooling requirement period (SEAM) Added note that School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
1.1.S.55 Schooling requirement person (SEAM) Added note that School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
1.1.S.57 SEAM locations Added note that School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
1.2.6.20 Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) - Description Updated policy.
1.2.6.40 Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) - Description Updated policy.
1.2.7.10 Rent Assistance (RA) - Description Clarified objective.
3.1.10 School Enrolment & Attendance Measure (SEAM) Updated whole section to reflect the School Enrolment and Attendance Measure (SEAM) ceased effective 31 December 2017.
3.1.11.30 Working Credit Depletion Updated examples.
3.1.11.40 Working Credit Daily Calculation Examples Updated calculation examples.
3.4.5.30 Calculating the Maximum PLS Loan Clarified policy.
3.5.2.10 Qualification for DOP Updated policy reference.
3.7.3.10 Qualification for AGDRP Updated policy.
3.7.3.20 Determining the Rate of AGDRP Updated policy.
3.7.6.10 Qualification for DRA Updated policy.
3.7.6.20 Determining the Rate of DRA Updated policy.
3.8.1.108 Assessing RA Payable Updated information regarding state and territory rent relief schemes.
4.2.7 DRA Income Test Updated income test details if claimant is eligible to receive youth allowance.
4.3.2.35 Income Exempt from Assessment - s8(11) Exempt Lump Sums Clarified determination number.
4.3.9.30 Income from Personal Injury Insurance Schemes Clarified income test treatment of lump sum payments made by superannuation funds.
4.13.1.20 Assessment of Compensatory Type Payments Clarified income test treatment of lump sum payments paid by superannuation funds.
5.1.4.40 DOP - Current Rate Updated rate.
5.1.6.20 AGDRP - Current Rates Updated policy.
5.2.4.60 DOP Rates - October 1973 to Present Date Updated rate.
5.5.5.10 DRA, Eligible for YA, Income Cut-off Does Not Apply Updated to reflect indexation.

2 January 2018 (v1.240)

Page Title Details
1.1.A.180 Approval of courses (YA) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.A 210 Approved course of education or study (YA (full-time), Austudy, PES) Updated policy.
1.1.A.220 Approved voluntary work organisation (NSA, YA, PP, SpB) Updated policy.
3.2.5.30 Unreasonable to Live at Home (YA, DSP, SpB) Updated policy.
3.2.9.160 Suitable Activity - Non-vocational Programmes & Services Updated policy.
3.2.9.170 Suitable Activity - Relocation Removed information.
3.2.10.10 Activities to Meet an Annual Activity Requirement Updated to reflect 2017-18 Budget measure.
3.5.1.200 Suitable Work (PP) Clarified policy.
3.7.4.60 Payability of CrP - Extreme Circumstances (other) Clarified policy.
3.8.1.20 Payability of RA Clarified policy.
4.2.7 DRA Income Test Updated effective date of rates.
4.2.8.10 Dependent YA - Parental Income Test Updated to reflect indexation.
4.2.8.50 Full-time Students - Personal Income Test, Limits & Student Income Bank Updated policy.
4.2.8.55 Full-time Australian Apprentice - Personal Income Test, Limits & Australian Apprentice Income Bank Updated policy.
4.3.2.35 Income Exempt from Assessment - s 8(11) Exempt Lump Sums Updated list of lump sums specifically exempted under section 8(11).
5.1.1.20 YA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.2.30 Austudy - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.5.40 MOB Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.5.50 CA - Current Rate Updated rate.
5.1.7.40 Relocation Scholarship - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.46 SSL - Current Rate Updated rate.
5.2.1.50 Youth Related Payments - July 1986 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.5.20 CA, Child Disability Allowance & HCA - December 1974 to Present Date, DNCB 1987 to 1999 Updated rate.
5.2.6.120 Relocation Scholarship Historical Rates Updated rates.
5.3.1.10 Taxation of Payments & PAYG Payment Summary - Individual Non-Business Updated list of non-taxable payments.
5.5.2.40 Single Person under 22 Years, No Dependents, Income $250 & under per Fortnight Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.20 DRA, Eligible for NSA, Income Cut-off Does Not Apply Updated example calculation.
5.5.5.30 DRA, Eligible for NSA, Income Cut-off Applies Updated example calculation.
6.7.3.60 Waiver of a Small Debt Updated policy.
10.33 Agreement with Estonia New chapter.
11.1.15 Matched Savings Scheme (Income Management) Payment (deleted) Removed whole section.
11.9.3.10 Recognised State or Territory Authorities for the SPAR Measure Updated to reflect legislative change.
11.9.7.40 Reviews & Appeals through the Recognised State or Territory Authority Review Procedures under the SPAR Measure Updated to reflect legislative change.