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. CP (child) reviews - child who has a terminal condition


This topic explains the reviews that are conducted for CP (child) recipients who qualify for CP under the terminal condition ( provision.

Purpose of review

The purpose of these reviews is to determine whether the care receiver still requires care, and to identify whether Services Australia can offer the carer any additional assistance.

Frequency of review

Reviews are conducted 24 months after the carer is first granted CP under the terminal condition provision, and then every subsequent 12 months on the anniversary of finalising the previous review.

Act reference: SSAct section 197E Qualification—child who has a terminal condition

Policy reference: SS Guide Qualification for CP (child) - child who has a terminal condition, CP (child) reviews - care load reviews

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