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 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.A.28 Accumulator

Definition

The amount paid to a recipient for a particular entitlement period (1.1.E.125), comprised of the amount due for each day in that period, regardless of the type of social security payment payable on each day within that period.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'social security payment'

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.10.5.60 Transfers between payments

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