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. Family income supplement income limits before December 1987

Family income supplement income limits

Family allowance may be paid for students aged 16 to 24 years if the income of the parent or guardian and partner (1.1.P.85) is below the family allowance supplement (FAS) income disqualifying limits. FAS replaced family income supplement on 17 December 1987.

The following table shows some family income supplement income limits in dollars per week.

Date Limit with one child ($) Limit with 2 children ($) Add for each additional child ($)
01/11/1985 261.00 293.00 32.00
01/05/1986 273.00 305.00 32.00
01/11/1986 275.00 309.00 34.00
15/12/1986 282.00 316.00 34.00
13/06/1987 291.00 325.00 34.00

Act reference: SSAct section 5(1)-'parent'

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