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.

1.1.D.17 Date of action


This is the date that a change in circumstances is actioned by Centrelink. It is basically the date on which Centrelink takes into account the change in circumstances.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 66A General requirement to inform of a change of circumstances etc.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.3 Notification & recipient obligations

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