The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

1.1.E.30 Eligibility


Under the PPLAct, a person can only be eligible for PLP if Centrelink determines the person satisfies the legislated eligibility requirements for PLP. Centrelink cannot make a payability determination that PLP  is payable to a person for a child unless the person was or will be eligible for PLP on specified days.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 11A A determination must be made for PLP for a flexible PPL …, section 11B For a determination to be made, the person must be eligible, section 31AA When a person is eligible for PLP on a flexible PPL day for a child

PPL Rules Part 2 Eligibility for PLP

Policy reference: PPL Guide Part 2 Eligibility for PLP

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