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 social security payments. 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.N.125 Notification period

Definition

This is the period of time that a recipient has in which to notify Services Australia of a change in their circumstances, and still be considered to have notified in time. For the majority of cases the recipient will have 14 days in which to notify.

However, CIS recipients and recipients notifying of a bereavement event (1.1.B.30) will have a 28 day notification period.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.10.4 Notification periods

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