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 intended only as a guide to social security payments. 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.

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7 November 2022 (v1.300)

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1.1.D.40 Debt Updated legislative reference.
1.1.N.12 National Training Wage schedule rate (YA, DSP) Added National Training Wage schedule rate from 1 July 2022.
1.1.N.50 New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.W.70 Workforce Australia - Self-Employment Assistance Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.5.80 YA & DSP - self-supporting through paid employment Updated policy.
3.2.5.85 YA concessional workforce independence criteria for regional students Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.5.1.85 Qualification for PP during self-employment programs Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.1.30 Qualification for DSP during self-employment - 30 hour rule Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.1.32 Qualification for DSP during self-employment - 15 hour rule Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.7.90 Qualification during temporary absence of a child from the private home - HCC only CA (child) Updated Act reference.
3.9.1.70 LIC - assessment of income Updated to reflect indexation and legislative change.
3.9.3.30 Assessment of income for CSHC Updated income limits to reflect 2022-23 Budget measure.
3.11.1.10 Setting job search requirements Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.2 Job Plans Clarified policy.
3.11.3.50 Other government programs Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.3.70 Self-employment (including through Workforce Australia - Self-Employment Assistance) Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.5.20 Special circumstances Clarified policy.
3.11.5.30 Special family circumstances Clarified policy.
3.11.8 Mutual obligation requirements for principal carer parents Updated policy.
3.11.14 Consequences for not meeting mutual obligation requirements - CDP job seeker compliance framework Updated policy.
3.11.14.60 Compliance activities Updated policy
4.2.4.20 PPP income & assets tests & limits Updated policy.
4.3.2.30 Income exempt from assessment - legislated Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.3.80 Payments from self-employment programs Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.10.7.50 Historical income limits for CSHC Updated income limits.
4.10.7.60 Historical income limits for LIC from 20/09/1996 Updated rates.
7.1.2.20 Application of portability rules (portability table) Clarified policy.
8.1.7.10 Guidelines to social worker involvement Updated to reflect departmental name change.