1.1.C.208 Commonwealth registration number (YA, Austudy)


This definition applies to YA and Austudy payments in respect of Australian Apprentices (previously known as new apprentices).


The Commonwealth registration number is a number issued by the Department of Employment and Workplace Relations to an Australian Apprentice.

To be considered a full-time Australian Apprentice for YA and Austudy purposes a person must have a current (and not suspended) Commonwealth registration number.

The Department of Employment and Workplace Relations is responsible for policy on Commonwealth registration numbers for Australian Apprentices.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'new apprentice', section 540AA Qualification for YA-new apprentices

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