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.90 Income support start date (ISSD) (JSP)


For the purposes of JSP, the income support start date (ISSD) is the date an unemployed (1.1.U.30) person lodges a claim for JSP. The ISSD is used to calculate the date of commencement of the latest claim subject to normal waiting and deferment periods.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.2.1 JSP - qualification & payability

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