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.

5.2.3 Widow/sole parent pensions & allowances - historical rates


This section contains historical rates under widow class A, B, C and D pensions, supporting parent benefit, sole parent pension and wife's allowance and pension.

For WA, introduced in 1995, rates and income and assets tests were the same as for NSA (replaced by JSP from 20 March 2020).

Policy reference: SS Guide Single unemployment & sickness benefit - November 1984 to present date

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