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. Reviews - Superannuation


This topic explains review action associated with a change in an income support recipient's superannuation, and covers the timing of these reviews.

Timing of reviews

Reviews of superannuation occur when:

  • the income support recipient advises of a change in the investment balance, OR
  • an automatic or manual review is undertaken by Centrelink, OR
  • a bulk reassessment occurs.
    • Explanation: Bulk updates are carried out twice yearly, in March and September.

Policy reference: SS Guide 4.8.2 Assessment of superannuation investments, 4.4.2 Deeming of Financial Investments, Causes & types of income & assets reviews

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