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. Method of payment of PLP by Centrelink


Centrelink is required to pay an instalment (1.1.I.80) or part of an instalment to the credit of a bank account nominated and maintained by the person to whom the payment is being made.

However, Centrelink may direct that an instalment or part of an instalment be paid in another way.

Act reference: PPLAct section 88 Method of payment of instalment payable by Secretary

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