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. Notification & recipient obligations for RAA recipients

Notifiable events for RAA

In addition to the common notifiable events, RAA recipients must notify Services Australia within the 14-day notification period, if any of the following events occur, or are likely to occur:

  • a recipient will be, or is likely to be, absent from their usual place of residence for MORE than 8 weeks BUT will remain in Australia (1.1.A.320), OR
  • a recipient is, or intends to be overseas, OR
  • a recipient's FTB or regular care (RC) child is, or intends to be overseas, OR
  • a recipient permanently leaves their usual place of residence, OR
  • a recipient's FTB or RC child dies, OR
  • a recipient's partner (1.1.P.85) dies, OR
  • a recipient permanently separates from their partner.

Common provisions

Some notification and recipient obligations are common to MOST payments, and are explained in 3.1.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.3 Notification & recipient obligations

FA Guide FTB child, 1.1.R.21 Regular care child

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