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.

12.3.6 Child protection - overview


SS(Admin)Act Part 3AA sets up the framework for the Child Protection measure. These provisions cover social security payments and some payments received under the family assistance law, the student assistance legislation, and administrative schemes such as ABSTUDY.

Under this enhanced income management measure, state or territory child protection authorities are able to notify Centrelink that a person be subject to enhanced income management under SS(Admin)Act Part 3AA.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act Part 3AA Enhanced income management regime

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