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. Backdated start days - Austudy

Recipient reclaiming within 14 days

The start day for Austudy may be backdated to the day after the cancellation day for a recipient reclaiming within 14 days after being cancelled.

Act reference: SS(Admin)Act Schedule 2 clause 15 Certain persons subject to cancellation of Austudy, JSP, YA or SpB

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.2 Waiting & preclusion periods

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