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.65 Adjustment payment

Definition

This is the payment made for a shorter than usual entitlement period (1.1.E.125) - that is, less than 14 days. Adjustment payments are most commonly made when a recipient has:

  • just commenced payment
  • had their payment cancelled, or
  • changed their entitlement period.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.10.2.20 Entitlement period - general rules, 3.10.2.70 Changing an entitlement period, 3.10.2.80 Recipient loses entitlement

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