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.

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6 May 2024 (v1.317)

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1.1.E.120 Entitled person (WidB, WP) Clarified definition. Special needs pension (SpNP) - description Clarified policy. Work bonus - application Clarified policy. Qualification for SpNP Clarified policy. Payability of SpNP Clarified policy. Financial assessment for SpNP Clarified policy. General assessment of SpNP claims Clarified policy. Continuation, variation or termination of SpNP Clarified policy. Short & long term categories of SpB Updated Act reference. LIC - assessment of income Updated income limit rates for low income health care card. Income exempt from assessment - s 8(11) exempt lump sums Updated list of lump sums specifically exempted under section 8(11). Granny flats - features right and interests Clarified policy. Supplementary benefits - documentation required Clarified policy. Overview of the AoS scheme Clarified policy. History of the AoS scheme Updated to reflect changes to assurance of supportĀ scheme. Assurer eligibility requirements - individuals Clarified policy. Examples - income requirements for individuals Clarified policy. Assurer eligibility requirements - Community Support Program Clarified policy.
9.4.4 AoS securities Clarified policy.
9.4.6 AoS periods, cancellations & transfers Clarified policy.