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 intended only as a guide to social security payments. 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.W.20 Week day


For the purposes of the PPL scheme, a week day means a day that is not a Saturday or Sunday. A PPL or DAPP period is payable for a day that is a Monday to Friday but is not payable for a Saturday or a Sunday. A flexible PPL day is payable on any day, including weekdays and weekends.

Act reference: PPLAct section 6 The Dictionary, section 65 The amount of an instalment, section 11D Flexible PPL day and flexible PPL period

Policy reference: PPL Guide Amount of instalment of PLP, 1.1.D.10 Daily national minimum wage amount, Flexible PPL

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