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. DSP- review of income from supported employment

Customers undertaking supported employment (1.1.S.430)

As with all DSP customers, those undertaking supported employment are required to notify the occurrence, or likely occurrence, of an event or change of circumstances. When a DSP customer commences supported employment or an existing supported employee is granted DSP, the workshop management should be asked to notify of any change in the employee's earnings or termination of his or her employment.

Reviews of workshop income for DSP customers should be undertaken 6 monthly. All income reviews for a given workshop's employees should be conducted at the same time, by requesting all relevant information and quoting section 192 of the SS(Admin)Act as the authority for the request.

Act reference: SSAct section 8(1)-'income'

SS(Admin)Act section 68 Requirement to give information about changes of circumstances etc, section 192 General power to obtain information

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