The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. TheĀ 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.N.126 Notification reporter


This definition applies to all payments.


A notification reporter is a recipient who is required to report, usually within 14 days, if a specified event or change in circumstances occurs, or is likely to occur. All recipients become notification reporters from the time of grant.

In fulfilling their obligations under the notification reporter rules, a recipient can give the report to Services Australia using any one of a variety of reporting channels, including telephone, Centrelink online account, Express Plus Centrelink mobile app, fax, post, or in person at a Services Australia office.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 68(2) The Secretary may give a person to whom ā€¦

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.3 Notification & recipient obligations, General notification period - 14 days

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