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. Manifest grants & continuing inability to work (DSP)


The decision to manifestly grant DSP without a JCA is restricted to limited circumstances/medical conditions ( where it is recognised that the medical condition itself provides a manifest CITW (1.1.C.330).

Note: See for 2 lists of conditions to help decision makers identify and expedite manifest grants of DSP.

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