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. Some YA payments made weekly


YA recipients under the age of 18 may receive their payment on a weekly basis. These recipients still have fortnightly entitlement periods (1.1.E.125) but are paid weekly in arrears. The intention of this measure is to encourage more effective budgeting by recipients requiring this assistance.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act section 43 Payment by instalments

Policy reference: SS Guide Payments to a third party

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