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.I.04 Illness separated couple


This definition applies to all payments.


Please refer to the definition of this term in the SSAct.

Act reference: SSAct section 4(7) Illness separated couple

Policy reference: SS Guide Exempting the principal home - care situations, 4.6.4 Assessing special residences & aged accommodation

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