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3.8.8.50 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 2.1.1.10 FTB child, 1.1.R.21 Regular care child

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