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. Excluded Part 3B payment nominees under income management

Excluded Part 3B payment nominees

A person will not be subject to any of the income management measures if they have an excluded Part 3B payment nominee. An 'excluded Part 3B payment nominee' is defined as a payment nominee who is:

  • a public trustee of a state or territory, as defined by that state or territory
  • a Part 3B payment nominee who is not subject to income management, or
  • an organisation.

Note: Care needs to be taken to ensure that nominee arrangements are not used as a way to avoid income management (

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 123TC-'excluded Part 3B payment nominee'

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