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.

5.2.1 How DAPP is paid

How DAPP is paid

DAPP is paid directly from Centrelink to a claimant. There is no role for a person's employer in paying DAPP. Generally, DAPP is paid as a single payment.

Act reference: PPLAct section 115EB Payment of DAPP, section 115ED Method of payment of DAPP

Policy reference: PPL Guide 5.1 Claims for DAPP

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