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.

12.3.8 Supporting people at risk - overview


SS(Admin)Act Part 3AA sets up the framework for the SPAR 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.

Overview of SPAR measure

Under this enhanced income management measure, a recognised state or territory authority is able to notify Services Australia 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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