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.

3.2.4 YA exemption from full-time education/training for under 18s


This section explains the situations in which YA recipients under 18 years of age may be given an exemption from the requirement to be in full-time education or training.

Act reference: SSAct section 542A Temporary incapacity exemption, section 542D Pre-natal and post-natal exemptions, section 542H Special circumstances exemption, section 543A(2A) Subject to subsection (2B), subsection 2 does not apply to the person ā€¦

Policy reference: SS Guide Youth allowance (YA) - description, Qualification for YA, 3.11.3 Suitable activities

Last reviewed: