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.T.40 Telephone subscriber (TAL)


A person who has a telephone service connected in Australia in their name or their partner's name.

Act reference: SSAct section 1061Q(5)-'telephone subscriber'

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.8.7 TAL - qualification & payability

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