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.H.20 Handicapped person (MOB)


For the purposes of MOB, a handicapped person means a person who has:

  • a physical or mental disability, AND
  • turned 16.

Act reference: SSAct section 19-'handicapped person'

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.6 MOB - qualification & payability

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