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.

Social Security Guide updates 2022

5 December 2022 (v1.301)

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1.1.R.136 Relevant period (JSP, YA) Updated to gender neutral terminology.
1.1.S.110 Severely disabled (DSP) Clarified definition.
2.2.2 Verifying personal details Clarified policy.
3.1.5.60 Bereavement payment provisions for couples - JSP & YA recipients Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.1.5.92 The one-off PBV for JSP & YA recipients Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.1.5.94 Calculating the amount of the one-off PBV - JSP recipients Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.1.5.96 Calculating the amount of the one-off PBV - YA recipients Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.1.5.115 Death of PP child Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.1.15.45 Work bonus - income bank temporary $4,000 increase (1 December 2022 to 31 December 2023) New page.
3.2.4.40 Pre & post-natal exemption for under 18s Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.6.1.120 Participation requirement exemptions for DSP recipients Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.11.5.40 Pre & post natal exemptions Updated to gender neutral terminology.
3.11.5.60 Exemption following the death of person's partner Updated to gender neutral terminology.
8.3.3.10 Backdated start days - general provisions Updated to gender neutral terminology.

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.

29 September 2022 (v1.299)

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2.2.1.10 General procedures for confirming & verifying identity Updated to reflect extension of temporary identity confirmation requirements exemption for Trusted Digital Identity public Beta testing.

20 September 2022 (v1.298)

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1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figures.
1.1.M.20 Major disaster (AGDRP) Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
1.1.N.130 Notional continuous period of receipt of income support payments (JSP, YA) Removed reference to ceased payments.
1.1.P.60 Part 2.23B major disaster Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
1.1.P.443 Prohibited relationship New page
1.2.1.05 Jobseeker payment (JSP) - description Clarified policy.
1.2.4.10 Parenting payment (PP) - description Clarified policy.
1.2.6.20 Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) - description Updated to reflect changes to MoG.
1.2.6.40 Disaster recovery allowance (DRA) - description Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
2.2.5.60 Determining an illness separated couple Clarified policy.
3.1.7.50 Sample calculations - SWPP Updated sample calculations.
3.1.7.90 Examples of waiving the SWPP - single people Updated examples.
3.1.7.100 Example of waiving the SWPP - partnered recipients Updated example.
3.4.11 PBBP - qualification & payability Updated Act reference.
3.5.1.130 Supplementary benefits & employment assistance for PP recipients Clarified policy.
3.6.4.35 Qualification for CP (child) - combined care Updated Act reference and example.
3.6.4.37 Qualification for CP (child) - exchanged care Clarified policy.
3.6.7.33 CA income test method statement Updated examples.
3.6.12 Disability Care Load Assessment (Child) (DCLA) Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.6.12.10 Overview of the DCLAD (Child) scoring regime Clarified policy.
3.6.12.250 DCLAD (Child) professional questionnaire scoring step 1 - child's chronological age Updated Act reference.
3.7.3.10 Qualification for AGDRP Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
3.7.3.20 Determining the rate of AGDRP Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
3.7.6.10 Qualification for DRA Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
3.7.6.20 Determining the rate of DRA Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
3.10.5.60 Transfers between payments Clarified policy.
3.11 Mutual obligation requirements Clarified policy.
3.11.3.10 Study & training Updated policy.
3.11.6 Fully meeting requirements Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.11 ParentsNext Clarified policy.
3.11.12.10 Exemption from RapidConnect provisions Updated policy.
4.2.6 SpB income test & limits Removed reference to ceased payment.
4.2.7 DRA income test Updated income cut-off amount.
4.6.7.60 Determining severe financial hardship - readily available funds Updated policy.
4.10.1.40 Historical student income dependency limits since 1975 Updated student dependency limit.
4.10.3 Historical age & invalid (disability support) pension income & assets limits Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.1.20 YA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.6.20 AGDRP - current rates Updated to reflect Minister's title change.
5.1.7.10 RA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.110 UA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.10 Common pension rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.8.20 Common benefit rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.8.50 Common provisions affecting indexation of pensions Added note regarding ceased payments.
5.1.9.10 Pension supplement - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.10 Energy assistance - current rates Updated page title.
5.2.1.20 Single unemployment & sickness benefit - November 1984 to present date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.30 Married unemployment & sickness benefit - November 1984 to present date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.2.10 Maximum basic rates of pension - July 1909 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.2.15 Historical transitional pension rates payable from 20/09/2009 Updated rates.
5.2.3.10 Widow class A, supporting parent's benefit, sole parent pension, PPS - rates from July 1942 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.4.50 Parenting payment & associated rates - July 1995 to present Updated rates.
5.2.5.30 Carer payment, carer pension Updated title.
5.2.6.10 RA rates - June 1990 to present date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.6.100 UA historical rates - March 2005 to present date Added 20 September 2022 rates.
5.2.8.10 Pension supplement - historical rates Added 20 September 2022 rates.
5.2.9 Energy assistance - historical rates Updated page title.
5.5.2.10 Single person 22 years & over, no dependents, income over $300 per fortnight Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.2.20 Single person 22 years & over, no dependents, income $256 & under per fortnight Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.2.30 Single person 22 years & over, no dependents, paying no rent Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.2.50 Single person 22 years & over, principal carer of dependent children Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.10 Partnered allowance recipient, partner also receives an allowance, income above free areas Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.30 Partnered JSP recipient, partner's income results in nil rate, or partner not on income support Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.50 Partnered allowance recipient, partner receiving pension Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.60 Partnered allowance recipient - compensation effect on partner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.10 PPP, partner not a pensioner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.30 PPP, partner a pensioner, recipient qualifies for PhA Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.40 PPP, compensation effect on partner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.50 PPS, under age pension age, 2 children Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.60 PPS, over age pension age, 1 child Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5 Samples of DRA rate calculations Updated effective date.
5.5.5.10 DRA, eligible for YA, income cut-off does not apply Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.20 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off does not apply Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.5.5.30 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off applies Updated to reflect indexation.
6.2.5.56 CP (child) reviews - short term & episodic reviews Clarified policy.
6.7.2.20 Recoverable debts Clarified policy.
8.1.4.50 Disability & carer - documentation required Clarified policy.
8.3.3.70 Backdated start days - PP Updated policy.

15 August 2022 (v1.297)

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1.1.C.60 Carer visa holder (CP) Updated to reflect departmental name change.
1.1.D.56 Delivery day code (deleted) Removed definition.
1.1.D.130 Developmental milestones - DCLA (CP (child), CA (child)) Updated Act reference.
1.1.E.102 Employment income Updated definition.
1.1.E.125 Entitlement period Updated definition.
1.1.E.126 Entitlement period end day Clarified definition.
1.1.E.240 Extra allowable amount Clarified definition.
1.1.G.10 Gainful employment (MOB) Updated definition.
1.1.P.124 Payday based payments (deleted) Removed definition.
1.1.R.250 Respite care Updated to reflect departmental name change.
1.1.S.427 Supplementary payment Updated definition.
1.1.T.100 THP score greater than zero (CA (child)) Updated Act reference.
1.1.W.20 Weighting for developmental milestones (CA (child), CP (child)) Updated Act reference.
1.1.W.30 Weighting for functional domains (CA (child), CP (child)) Updated Act reference.
3.1.5.80 LBP example calculations - members of a couple living together Updated examples.
3.3.4.10 Approved courses of study for Austudy Updated policy.
3.10.2.30 Alignment of an entitlement period for partnered recipients Clarified policy.
3.10.3.20 Most payments made fortnightly Clarified policy.
3.15.4.40 Essential medical equipment (EMEP) Updated Act reference.
3.15.4.50 Qualification for medically required heating or cooling (EMEP) Updated Act reference.
3.15.4.80 Residences (EMEP) Updated Act reference.
3.15.4.100 Approved forms of energy (EMEP) Updated Act reference.
4.3.2.30 Income exempt from assessment - legislated Updated example.
4.3.6.40 Restitution payments - Netherlands Clarified policy.
5.2.6.120 Relocation scholarship historical rates Updated rates.
8.1.1.75 Inappropriate claims Clarified policy.

20 July 2022 (v1.296)

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3.7.4.45 Qualification for CrP - national health emergency (NHE) Updated to reflect legislative change that enables the National Health Emergency Crisis Payment to be paid for isolation periods that commence before 1 October 2022.

1 July 2022 (v1.295)

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1.1.A.290 Asset Updated assets list.
1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figures.
1.1.C.353 Correspondence nominee Clarified policy.
1.1.D.115 Designated provider Updated definition.
1.1.F.60 Family member Updated reference.
1.1.F.190 Fringe benefits (JSP) Removed reference to closed payments.
1.1.F.251 Functional abilities (CP & CA (adult)) Updated example.
1.1.I.60 Income maintenance period (IMP) (JSP, YA, Austudy, PP, DSP) Removed reference to closed payments.
1.1.J.10 Job capacity assessment (JCA) Updated definition.
1.1.J.30 Job search activities (higher rate MOB) Updated definition.
1.1.N.03 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) amount Updated policy.
1.1.N.05 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant Updated definition.
1.1.N.06 National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan Updated definition.
1.1.N.50 New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.N.70 Newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP) Updated Policy reference.
1.1.N.80 Nominee Clarified policy.
1.1.P.05 Palliative care (CA, CP) Clarified definition.
1.1.P.70 Participation plan (DSP) Updated definition.
1.1.P.440 Program of support (DSP) Updated definition.
1.1.R.80 Recent workforce experience (PA, WA, JSP - cessation of claims for WA exemption) Added note regarding ceased payments.
1.1.R.220 Residential care service (Age) Removed Act reference.
1.1.S.137 Shared equity housing Removed example.
1.1.S.410 Suitable activities (JSP, YA) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.T.140 Transfer day (JSP) Removed reference to closed payments.
1.1.U.20 Unavoidable or reasonable expenditure (JSP, YA, PP, Austudy) Removed reference to closed payments.
1.1.W.70 Workforce Australia - Self-Employment Assistance New page.
1.2.3.50 Home equity access scheme (HEAS) - description Updated policy.
2.2.14.20 Verification for EMEP Updated Act references.
3.1.2.40 Newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP) Clarified policy.
3.1.2.43 Exemptions from the NARWP Updated policy.
3.1.2.70 Exemptions from waiting periods Updated policy.
3.1.7.10 Who is affected by the SWPP Updated policy.
3.2.1.20 Payability of JSP Updated reference.
3.2.1.30 Waiting, preclusion & exclusion periods for JSP Updated Policy reference.
3.2.1.35 Move to area of lower employment prospects for JSP, YA & SpB recipients Updated policy.
3.2.3.20 Payability of YA Updated reference.
3.3.3.20 Payability of Austudy Updated Policy reference.
3.4.5.40 How the HEAS is paid Added information regarding lump sum payments.
3.4.5.45 HEAS interest rate New page.
3.4.5.55 No negative equity guarantee (NNEG) New page.
3.4.7.60 PBS work test Clarified policy.
3.4.9.20 Payability of BVA Updated Policy reference.
3.5.1.70 Residence qualification for PP - overview Updated Policy reference.
3.6.1.70 Supplementary benefits & employment assistance for DSP recipients Updated policy.
3.6.1.110 Participation requirements for DSP recipients Updated policy.
3.6.2.10 Medical & other evidence for DSP Updated policy.
3.6.2.112 DSP assessment of continuing inability to work - 15 hour rule Updated policy.
3.6.4.90 Payability of CP Updated Policy reference.
3.6.6.10 Qualification for MOB Updated policy.
3.6.6.20 Payability of MOB Updated Policy reference.
3.6.7.100 Payability of CA Updated Policy reference.
3.6.12.310 Answering the professional questionnaire Updated Act reference.
3.7.1.20 Payability of SpB Updated Policy reference.
3.7.4.45 Qualification for CrP - national health emergency (NHE) Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.8.3.90 Payability of PES Updated Policy reference.
3.8.13 UA - qualification & payability Clarified policy.
3.8.18 APWS - qualification & payability Updated Act reference and Updated policy.
3.9.1.20 Qualification for LIC Updated reference.
3.9.3.33 Employer provided benefits - school fees, private health insurance & low interest loans Updated policy.
3.9.3.50 Start day for CSHC Updated Policy reference.
3.11 Mutual obligation requirements Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.1.10 Setting job search requirements Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.2 Job Plans Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.3 Suitable activities Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.3.10 Study & training Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.3.20 Employment Updated to reflect legislation.
3.11.3.30 Voluntary work Clarified policy.
3.11.3.50 Other government programs Updated policy.
3.11.3.60 Non-vocational programs & services Clarified policy.
3.11.3.70 Self-employment (including through Workforce Australia - Self-Employment Assistance) Updated policy.
3.11.3.90 National Work Experience Programme Updated policy.
3.11.3.100 Approved non-government programs Clarified policy.
3.11.4 Points requirement Replaced information.
3.11.5.10 Temporary incapacity Clarified policy.
3.11.5.30 Special family circumstances Updated policy.
3.11.5.80 Exemption for JSP claimants who would previously have qualified for WA Added note regarding cessation of Widow Allowance.
3.11.6 Fully meeting requirements Updated policy.
3.11.7 Mutual obligation requirements for people with a partial capacity to work Updated policy.
3.11.8 Mutual obligation requirements for principal carer parents Updated to policy.
3.11.9 Mutual obligation requirements for early school leavers Updated policy.
3.11.10 Mutual obligation requirements for people receiving SpB Clarified policy.
3.11.11 ParentsNext Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.12 Initial connection to employment services (RapidConnect) Updated policy.
3.11.13.20 Capability interviews & capability assessments Updated policy.
3.11.13.30 Types of failures Updated policy.
3.11.13.40 Suspensions, demerits & reconnection Updated policy.
3.11.15 Reasonable excuse Updated policy.
3.11.16 Six Month Activity Requirement (deleted) Removed information.
3.15.4.10 Qualification for EMEP Updated Act references.
4.2.4.20 PPP income & assets tests & limits Clarified policy.
4.2.8.60 Other YA recipients - personal income test & limits Updated income free area.
4.3.1.10 Determining the rate of income for benefits Removed reference to ceased payments.
4.3.2.30 Income exempt from assessment - legislated Updated policy.
4.4.1.10 Overview of deeming Updated to reflect 1 July 2022 deeming rate and thresholds.
4.4.1.30 Scope of deeming Removed reference to closed payments.
4.6.2.10 General provisions for exempt assets Updated exempt funeral investment threshold.
4.6.5.10 Assessing personal effects, household contents, vehicles & cash Updated reference.
4.10.5.50 FP & AFP - maintenance income free areas Clarified policy.
4.12.11.20 Qualification provisions for the primary production concession Updated to reflect indexation.
4.14.3.40 Means testing of special disability trusts Updated concessional asset value limit.
5.1.10.40 EMEP - current rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.9.20 EMEP - historical rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.50 PPS, under age pension age, 2 children Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.60 PPS, over age pension age, 1 child Updated rates.
6.1.5 Reviews of granny flat reasonableness Clarified policy.
6.7.1.50 Debts arising from prepayments & certain other payments Clarified policy.
6.7.1.60 Debts arising from AAT stay orders Clarified policy.
6.7.1.70 Debts arising from conviction Clarified policy.
8.1.1.60 Contacting Services Australia about a claim Clarified policy.
8.2.2 Reclaiming a payment Updated policy.
8.3.1 Start days - general provisions Updated policy.
8.6.4.10 Date of effect of non-automatic adverse determinations Updated to reflect departmental name change.
8.6.6 Summary of rules for date of effect - determinations not involving working credit or student income bank Updated payment name.
9.2.2 Visa subclasses 100-139 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.3 Visa subclasses 140-199 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference and added information on visa subclass 191.
9.2.5 Visa subclasses 300-399 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.6 Visa subclasses 400-439 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.7 Visa subclasses 440-499 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.10 Visa subclasses 700-799 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.11 Visa subclasses 800-849 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.12 Visa subclasses 850-899 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.2.13 Visa subclasses 900-999 payment eligibility Updated Policy reference.
9.4.1.20 History of the AoS scheme Updated to reflect legislative changes.
9.4.3.10 Assurer eligibility requirements - individuals Updated to reflect legislative changes.
9.4.3.30 Assurer eligibility requirements - corporations and state agencies Clarified policy.
9.4.3.40 Assurer eligibility requirements - unincorporated bodies Updated to reflect legislative changes.
9.4.3.50 Assurer eligibility requirements - Community Support Program New page.

16 May 2022 (v1.294)

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5.5.4.10 PPP, partner not a pensioner Updated to reflect indexation.

9 May 2022 (v1.293)

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1.1.C.250 Compensation affected payment Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.D.73 Dependent female (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.E.104 Employment services assessment (ESAt) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.I.120 Industrial action (JSP, YA, Austudy, PP & SpB NVH recipients) Removed reference to partner allowance.
1.1.M.160 Mutual obligation requirements Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.P.71 Participation plan (ParentsNext) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.P.415 Principal carer - foster care Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.Q.40 Qualifying study (Austudy, YA, PES, FAA) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.R.05 RapidConnect (JSP, YA) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.R.80 Recent workforce experience (PA, WA, JSP - cessation of claims for WA exemption) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.T.70 Temporary incapacity for work (JSP, YA (job seeker)), or full-time study (YA (student)) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.U.30 Unemployed (JSP) Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.U.55 Unsuitable work Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.V.70 Voluntary work Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.2.1.20 Youth allowance (YA) - description Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.2.3.20 Wife pension (WP) - description (deleted) Removed information.
1.2.3.40 Widow B pension (WidB) - description (deleted) Removed information.
1.2.3.90 Bereavement allowance (BVA) - description (deleted) Removed information.
3.1.3 Notification & recipient obligations Updated policy.
3.1.4.10 Situations that constitute being in gaol or psychiatric confinement Clarified policy.
3.1.4.40 Effect of a community service order on participation payments Clarified policy.
3.1.4.41 Effect of home detention on social security benefits, social security pensions, PP, PES & CrP Clarified policy.
3.2.1.05 Qualification for JSP Updated policy.
3.2.1.15 JSP temporary incapacity - work to return to after incapacity ends - definition of work Clarified policy.
3.2.1.20 Payability of JSP Clarified policy.
3.2.1.30 Waiting, preclusion & exclusion periods for JSP Updated to reflect ordinary waiting period may be served concurrently with the unemployment non-payment period.
3.2.1.60 JSP provisional - payment to DSP claimants Updated policy.
3.2.2.50 Students Clarified policy.
3.2.3.10 Qualification for YA Updated policy.
3.2.3.40 Start day for YA (student or Australian Apprentice) Clarified policy.
3.2.3.70 Continuation, variation or termination of YA Clarified policy.
3.2.4.10 General provisions for YA exemptions for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.20 Temporary incapacity activity test exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.30 Physical, psychiatric or intellectual disability or learning difficulty exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.40 Pre & post-natal exemption for under 18s Updated Act reference.
3.2.4.60 Inability to secure an appropriate place exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.70 Caring exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.80 Part-time study or work exemption for under 18s Updated Act references.
3.2.4.90 Major personal crisis exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.100 Stability of residence exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.110 Major disruptions of the home exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.120 Substance abuse exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.130 Refugee exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.140 Community service/justice order exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.150 Exemption for job seeker assistance or case management for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.4.160 Other special circumstance exemption for under 18s Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.6.10 Qualification for away from home rate of YA Clarified policy.
3.2.7.10 Activity requirements for YA Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.7.20 YA recipients under 18 Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.2.7.50 YA study-load - part-time students Clarified policy.
3.2.7.60 YA study-load - full-time secondary students Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.4.2 WP - qualification & payability (deleted) Removed section.
3.4.4 WidB - qualification & payability (deleted) Removed section.
3.5.1.10 Qualification summary for PP Updated Act references.
3.6.1.120 Participation requirement exemptions for DSP recipients Clarified policy.
3.6.6.10 Qualification for MOB Updated policy.
3.6.6.100 Termination of MOB Updated policy.
3.7.1.10 Qualification for SpB Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.7.2.20 Substantial change in circumstances for SpB Updated policy.
3.7.2.50 SpB for expectant mothers Updated policy.
3.7.2.60 SpB for carers Updated policy.
3.7.4.20 Qualification for CrP - extreme circumstances (domestic & family violence) forcing departure from home Clarified policy.
3.7.4.50 Payability of CrP - extreme circumstances (domestic & family violence) forcing departure from home Clarified policy.
3.7.8 Cost of living payment New page.
3.8.1.104 Special RA rules for young single people Updated policy.
3.8.6.10 Qualification for EdEP - JSP & PPP Updated policy.
3.8.18 APWS - qualification & payability Updated policy.
3.11 Mutual obligation requirements Clarified policy.
3.11.1.10 Setting job search requirements Updated Act references.
3.11.1.20 Suitable work Updated Act references.
3.11.2 Job Plans Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.3 Suitable activities Updated policy.
3.11.3.10 Study & training Updated Act references.
3.11.3.20 Employment Updated Act references.
3.11.3.40 Defence Force Reserves Updated Act references.
3.11.3.50 Other government programs Updated Act references.
3.11.3.90 National Work Experience Programme Updated Act references.
3.11.3.110 Work for the Dole Updated Act references.
3.11.3.120 Work for the Dole - CDP Updated Act references.
3.11.4 Annual activity requirement Updated Act references.
3.11.5 Exemptions – overview Clarified policy.
3.11.5.20 Special circumstances Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.5.80 Exemption for JSP claimants who would previously have qualified for WA Updated Act references.
3.11.6 Fully meeting requirements Updated Act references.
3.11.8 Mutual obligation requirements for principal carer parents Updated Act references.
3.11.9 Mutual obligation requirements for early school leavers Updated Act references.
3.11.10 Mutual obligation requirements for people receiving SpB Updated Act references.
3.11.11 ParentsNext Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.11.12 Initial connection to employment services (RapidConnect) Updated policy.
3.11.12.10 Exemption from RapidConnect provisions Updated Act references.
3.11.13 Consequences for not meeting mutual obligation requirements - targeted compliance framework Updated Act reference.
3.11.13.30 Types of failures Added information regarding job seekers who are principal carer parents or who have a partial capacity to work.
3.11.14.20 No show, no pay failures Updated Act references.
3.11.14.40 Serious failures & penalties Clarified penalty for refusing or failing to accept a suitable job offer.
3.11.14.80 Unemployment non-payment periods Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.2.2 Benefits income test & limits Updated 'Variation for JSP'.
4.3.2.30 Income exempt from assessment - legislated Clarified 'Private health insurance rebate'.
4.3.2.31 Income exempt from assessment - specifically approved Updated policy.
4.3.9.40 Income from scholarships Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.1.20 YA - current rates Updated 'PPS maximum basic amount of YA job seeker' to reflect legislative change.
5.1.3.20 WP - current rates (deleted) Removed information.
5.1.3.40 WidB - current rates (deleted) Removed information.
5.1.3.60 BVA - current rates (deleted) Removed information.
5.1.8.20 Common benefit rates Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.1.10.20 ES - current rates Updated policy.
5.2.3.30 Widow B, C & D pension, bereavement allowance - July 1942 to March 2020 (deleted) Removed information.
5.2.5.20 CA, child disability allowance & HCA - December 1974 to present date, DNCB 1987 to 1999 Updated rate.
6.6 Conducting a Member of a Couple Review (deleted) Removed information.
7.1.2.10 General rules of portability Updated policy.
7.1.2.20 Application of portability rules (portability table) Clarified special conditions for JSP and YA.
7.2.1.10 Departure & arrival notification Updated policy.
7.2.2.60 Post departure reviews of portable payments Updated policy.
8.1.1.60 Contacting Services Australia about a claim Clarified policy.
8.1.1.80 Claims from prisoners Updated policy.
8.1.3.10 Provision of information Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.2.1 Transfers Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.3.1 Start days - general provisions Updated to reflect legislative change.
8.3.3.20 Backdated start days - JSP Updated policy.
8.3.3.30 Backdated start days - YA Updated policy.
8.4.2.10 Urgent payments Clarified policy.
8.4.2.20 Hardship advance payment Clarified policy.
11.1.1.60 Payments subject to income management Removed reference to closed payment.

21 March 2022 (v1.292)

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1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figures.
1.1.E.168 Exempt accommodation (RA) Clarified policy.
1.1.L.50 Liquid assets Clarified policy.
1.1.P.400 Primary tenant in public housing (RA) Clarified definition.
1.1.R.150 Remote area (RAA) Clarified policy.
1.2.7.80 Remote area allowance (RAA) - description Updated policy.
2.2.1.10 General procedures for confirming & verifying identity Updated policy.
3.1.5.70 The lump sum bereavement payment - member of a couple Updated policy.
3.1.5.100 Bereavement payment provisions for PA recipients Added note regarding ceased payment.
3.1.5.115 Death of PP child Clarified policy.
3.1.7.50 Sample calculations - SWPP Updated sample calculations.
3.1.7.90 Examples of waiving the SWPP - single people Updated examples.
3.1.7.100 Example of waiving the SWPP - partnered recipients Updated example.
3.2.7.70 YA study-load - full-time tertiary students Clarified policy.
3.4.11.20 Payability of PBBP Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.7.1.50 Short & long term categories of SpB Clarified policy.
3.7.4.30 Qualification for CrP - extreme circumstances (other) Updated policy.
3.9.1.70 LIC - assessment of income Updated to reflect indexation.
4.3.2.10 Income received to cover specific expenses Clarified policy.
4.10.7.60 Historical income limits for LIC from 20/09/1996 Updated rates.
5.1.1.20 YA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.5.10 DSP - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.10 RA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.110 UA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.10 Common pension rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.8.20 Common benefit rates Updated to reflect indexation.
5.1.9.10 Pension supplement - current rates Updated rates.
5.2.1.20 Single unemployment & sickness benefit - November 1984 to present date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.1.30 Married unemployment & sickness benefit - November 1984 to present date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.2.10 Maximum basic rates of pension - July 1909 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.2.15 Historical transitional pension rates payable from 20/09/2009 Updated rates.
5.2.2.40 Historical rates of DSP for people under 21 years of age without dependent children - July 2000 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.3.10 Widow class A, supporting parent's benefit, sole parent pension, PPS - rates from July 1942 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.4.50 Parenting payment & associated rates - July 1995 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.6.10 RA rates - June 1990 to present date Updated to reflect indexation.
5.2.6.100 UA historical rates - March 2005 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.8.10 Pension supplement - historical rates Updated rates.
5.4.5 MOB advance payment Updated example.
5.5.2.10 Single person 22 years & over, no dependents, income over $300 per fortnight Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.2.20 Single person 22 years & over, no dependents, income $256 & under per fortnight Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.2.30 Single person 22 years & over, no dependents, paying no rent Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.2.50 Single person 22 years & over, principal carer of dependent children Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.10 Partnered allowance recipient, partner also receives an allowance, income above free areas Updated rates.
5.5.3.30 Partnered JSP recipient, partner's income results in nil rate, or partner not on income support Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.50 Partnered allowance recipient, partner receiving pension Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.3.60 Partnered allowance recipient - compensation effect on partner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.30 PPP, partner a pensioner, recipient qualifies for PhA Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.40 PPP, compensation effect on partner Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.4.50 PPS, under age pension age, 2 children Updated rates.
5.5.4.60 PPS, over age pension age, 1 child Updated rates.
5.5.5.20 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off does not apply Updated to reflect indexation.
5.5.5.30 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off applies Updated rates.
6.3.8.30 EdEP & TAL overpayments Removed reference to ceased payment.
8.6.5 Continuing effect of determinations Updated legislation references.

7 February 2022 (v1.291)

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1.1.A.360 Autonomous pensions Clarified definition.
1.1.S.258 Special widow (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.T.145 Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA) Clarified policy.
1.1.V.40 Visa Updated policy reference.
3.1.2.46 NARWP saving provisions for New Zealand citizens (deleted) Removed information.
3.1.17 Security notices Updated policy.
3.4.6.60 Notification & recipient obligations for SpNP Clarified policy.
4.3.6.10 Income from overseas payments - general rules Clarified policy.
4.3.6.11 Income from overseas payments - specific payments Updated policy.
5.2.5.40 UK invalidity benefit - March 1989 to November 1996 (deleted) Removed information.
9.4 Assurance of support scheme Restructured chapter.

24 January 2022 (v1.290)

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6.7.1.10 Debts due to the Commonwealth Updated policy.

20 January 2022 (v1.289)

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3.7.4.45 Qualification for CrP - national health emergency (NHE) Updated policy.

4 January 2022 (v1.288)

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1.1.C.110 Changes in circumstances (DOP) Updated to reflect department name change.
1.1.C.230 Comparable foreign payments (CFPs) Removed reference to ceased payments.
1.1.C.240 Compensation Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.1.C.250 Compensation affected payment Added note regarding ceased payments.
1.1.D.70 Dependent child Updated rates.
1.1.D.200 Discretionary trust Updated Act reference.
1.1.E.50 Eligibility period (SFSS) Clarified policy.
1.1.G.70 Guaranteed amount (PLS) (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.M.20 Major disaster (AGDRP) Updated definition.
1.1.M.40 Market value Added policy reference.
1.1.N.12 National Training Wage schedule rate (YA, DSP) Added National Training Wage schedule rate from 1 November 2021.
1.1.N.78 Nominated amount (HEAS) Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
1.1.P.60 Part 2.23B major disaster Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
1.1.R.15 Real assets (HEAS) Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
1.1.S.45 School - enrolment, attendance, person responsible for operation of a school (SEAM) (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.S.50 Schooling requirement child (SEAM) (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.S.52 Schooling requirement payment (SEAM) deleted Removed information.
1.1.S.53 Schooling requirement period (SEAM) (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.S.55 Schooling requirement person (SEAM) (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.S.57 SEAM locations (deleted) Removed information.
1.1.S.61 Seasonal/intermittent work earnings Removed reference to closed payments.
1.1.S.70 Security (HEAS) Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
1.1.S.125 Severe financial hardship - OWP, SWPP, LAWP, IMP Updated example.
1.1.S.190 Social security benefit Removed reference to closed payments.
1.1.S.200 Social security entitlement Removed reference to closed payment.
1.1.S.242 Special disability trust Clarified policy.
1.1.S.350 Statement reporter Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
1.1.T.26 Tax free pensions or benefits Updated to reflect legislative change.
1.2.2.10 Partner allowance (PA) - description Added note that PA ceased.
1.2.3.10 Age pension (Age) - description Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
1.2.3.30 Widow allowance (WA) - description Updated to reflect ceased payment.
1.2.3.50 Home equity access scheme (HEAS) - description Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
1.2.6.20 Australian Government Disaster Recovery Payment (AGDRP) - description Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
1.2.6.40 Disaster recovery allowance (DRA) - description Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
1.2.7.60 Education entry payment (EdEP) - description Removed reference to ceased payments.
1.2.7.110 Language, literacy & numeracy supplement (LLNS) - description Updated to remove ceased payments.
1.2.7.130 Utilities allowance (UA) - description Added note that PA and WA ceased.
1.2.7.150 Relocation scholarship – description Updated Act reference.
1.2.8.10 Health care card (HCC) - description Removed reference to ceased payments.
1.2.8.20 Pensioner concession card (PCC) - description Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS and removed reference to ceased payments.
2.2.4 Verifying residence (deleted) Removed section.
2.2.8 Older students verification Removed reference to closed payments.
2.2.9 Retirement verification Removed reference to closed payments and updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
2.2.13.10 Supplementary benefits - verification required Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.1.1.10 Residence requirements Restructured citizenship and visa information.
3.1.2.40 Newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP) Removed reference to closed payments.
3.1.5.20 General information about bereavement payments Removed reference to closed payment.
3.1.5.25 Bereavement payment provisions for single pensioners Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.5.30 Bereavement payment provisions for couples Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.5.50 Bereavement payments for couples where one member is a DVA pensioner Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.1.7.10 Who is affected by an SWPP Removed reference to closed payments.
3.1.8 Dates of effect of claim determinations Removed reference to closed payments.
3.1.10 School Enrolment & Attendance Measure (SEAM) (deleted) Removed section.
3.1.11.10 Recipients eligible for working credit Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.2.5.85 YA concessional workforce independence criteria for regional students Updated examples.
3.3.1 PA - qualification & payability Added to the section note that PA ceased.
3.4.1.60 Continuation, variation or termination of Age Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.4.3 WA - qualification & payability Added note that WA ceased to the section.
3.4.5 HEAS - qualification & payability Updated section to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
3.4.5.30 Calculating the maximum HEAS loan Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
3.4.7.10 Qualification for PBS Updated policy.
3.4.7.80 Claiming the PBS bonus Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.4.7.120 Top ups to PBS Updated policy.
3.6.3.80 Guidelines to Table 8 - Communication Function Updated policy.
3.6.3.90 Guidelines to Table 9 - Intellectual Function Updated policy.
3.6.3.100 Guidelines to Table 10 - Digestive and Reproductive Function Updated policy.
3.6.3.110 Guidelines to Table 11 - Hearing and Other Functions of the Ear Updated policy.
3.6.3.120 Guidelines to Table 12 - Visual Function Updated policy.
3.6.3.130 Guidelines to Table 13 - Continence Function Updated policy.
3.6.3.140 Guidelines to Table 14 - Functions of the Skin Updated policy.
3.6.3.150 Guidelines to Table 15 - Functions of Consciousness Updated policy.
3.6.13 Carer supplement - qualification & payability Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.7.3.10 Qualification for AGDRP Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
3.7.3.20 Determining the rate of AGDRP Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
3.7.4.40 Qualification for CrP - released prisoners Clarified policy.
3.7.6.10 Qualification for DRA Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
3.7.6.20 Determining the rate of DRA Updated rate.
3.8.1.10 Qualification for RA Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.2.10 PhA - qualification & payability Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.8.3.10 Qualification for PES Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.3.40 PES concessional study-load students Updated policy.
3.8.3.70 PES & impact of previous study Clarified policy.
3.8.6.10 Qualification for EdEP - JSP & PPP Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.6.20 Qualification for EdEP - PPS, DSP, CP & SpB Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.7.10 TAL - qualification & payability Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.8.10 Qualification for RAA Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.8.20 Payability of RAA Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.11 LLNS - qualification & payability Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.8.13 UA - qualification & payability Updated to reflect ceased payments.
3.9.1.10 Qualification for HCC - automatic issue Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.9.1.70 LIC - assessment of income Updated income limits.
3.9.2.10 Qualification for PCC Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.9.3.10 Qualification for CSHC Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
3.9.3.60 Notification & recipient obligations for CSHC holders Clarified policy.
3.10.3.35 Weekly payments for most vulnerable people Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.12.1 Pension supplement - qualification & payability Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.15.2.10 Qualification for ES Removed reference to ceased payments.
3.15.2.20 Payability of ES Updated to reflect legislative change.
3.15.6 2019 one-off energy assistance payment (EAP) - qualification & payability Added note.
4.2.2 Benefits income test & limits Removed reference to ceased payments.
4.2.3 Pensions & benefits assets tests Removed reference to ceased payments.
4.2.4.20 PPP income & assets tests & limits Updated policy.
4.2.7 DRA income test Updated rates.
4.2.8.10 Dependent YA - parental income test Clarified policy.
4.2.8.30 Independent YA - personal assets test & limits Clarified policy.
4.2.8.50 Full-time students - personal income test, limits & student income bank Updated income free area and maximum student income bank.
4.2.8.55 Full-time Australian Apprentice - personal income test, limits & Australian Apprentice income bank Updated income free area.
4.3.2.30 Income exempt from assessment - legislated Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.3.40 Employment income for allowees Removed reference to ceased payment.
4.3.4.10 Application of the income maintenance period (IMP) Removed reference to ceased payments.
4.3.5.10 How income from DVA is assessed Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.20 About DVA service pensions Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.30 Overview of DVA compensation payments Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.40 About DVA war widow/ers pension, MRCA death benefits, DRCA death benefits & ISS Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.50 About DVA adequate means of support pension & DVA orphan's pension Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.60 About DVA compensation payments Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.70 About DVA Defence Force Income Support Allowance (DFISA) prior to 1 January 2022 Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.71 DVA DFISA & the PLS (deleted) Removed information.
4.3.5.72 DFISA bonus & DFISA bonus bereavement payment & the PBS prior to 1 January 2022 Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.3.5.73 DVA DFISA & bereavement payments (deleted) Removed information.
4.6.5.110 Failed financial investments Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
4.6.6.30 Encumbrances & loans against assets Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
4.6.7.10 General provisions for hardship Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
4.10.1.50 Historical employment amount (permissible child earnings) - January 1990 to present date Updated rates.
4.10.3 Historical age & invalid (disability support) pension income & assets limits Updated to reflect indexation.
4.13.1.20 Assessment of compensatory type payments Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.13.1.25 Treatment of specific compensatory type payments Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.13.1.30 Effect of compensation on compensation affected payments Updated policy..
4.14.1 Overview of special disability trusts Updated Act reference.
4.14.2 Eligibility of the principal beneficiary of a special disability trust Updated to reflect legislative change.
4.14.3.10 General requirements for special disability trusts Updated Act reference.
4.14.3.20 Trustee requirements for special disability trusts Clarified policy.
4.14.3.30 Special disability trusts - care & accommodation Updated Act reference.
4.14.3.35 Special disability trusts - discretionary spending Updated discretionary spending limit.
4.14.3.60 Waivers for special disability trusts Clarified policy and updated Act reference.
4.14.4.10 Gifting to a special disability trust Clarified policy.
5.1.1.20 YA - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.2.10 PA - current rates Added note that PA ceased.
5.1.2.30 Austudy - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.3.30 WA - current rates Added not that WA ceased.
5.1.4.40 DOP - Current rate Updated rate.
5.1.5.40 MOB - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.5.50 CA - current rate Updated rates.
5.1.6.20 AGDRP - current rates Updated to reflect change to Administrative Arrangements Order.
5.1.7.40 Relocation scholarship - current rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.46 SSL - current rate Updated rate.
5.1.8.20 Common benefit rates Removed ceased payments.
5.1.8.40 Pension reform - transitional arrangements Updated to reflect legislative change.
5.2.1.50 Youth related payments - July 1986 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.4.60 DOP rates - October 1973 to present date Updated rates.
5.2.5.10 MOB - April 1983 to present date Updated rates.
5.3.1.10 Taxation of payments & PAYG payment summary - individual non-business Updated to reflect ceased payments.
5.3.1.30 Taxation exemptions related to death Updated to reflect ceased payments.
5.4.1.10 Qualification for certain benefits & PPS advance payments Removed reference to closed payments.
5.4.1.15 Qualification for certain pension advance payments Removed reference to ceased payments.
5.4.1.30 Formula for calculating certain benefits & PPS advance payments Removed reference to ceased payments.
5.5.2 Samples of allowance rate calculations - single person Removed reference to ceased payments.
5.5.2.40 Single person under 22 years, no dependents, income $250 & under per fortnight Updated rates.
5.5.3 Samples of allowance rate calculations - partnered recipient Removed reference to ceased payments.
5.5.5.10 DRA, eligible for YA, income cut-off does not apply Updated rates.
5.5.5.20 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off does not apply Updated rates.
5.5.5.30 DRA, eligible for JSP, income cut-off applies Updated rates.
6.1.1.10 General provisions for income & assets reviews Updated policy.
6.1.1.20 Causes & types of income & assets reviews Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
6.1.2.60 Reviews - HEAS Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
6.1.4 Reviews - assurance of support Clarified policy.
6.2.2.10 PA reviews Added note that PA ceased.
6.2.3 Retirement & widows reviews Added note that WA ceased.
6.2.6.10 SpB reviews - quarterly & annual intensive reviews Clarified policy.
6.3.1 Non-payment specific overpayments Updated policy.
6.3.3 Other labour market & older students overpayments Removed reference to ceased payment.
6.5 Profiling reviews Removed reference to ceased payments.
7.1.2.20 Application of portability rules (portability table) Removed reference to ceased payments.
7.1.3.10 Portability provisions for recipients paid under the 1995 Agreement with New Zealand going to New Zealand or to another country Removed reference to ceased payments.
7.3.1 CFP legislation & requirements Removed reference to ceased payments and added note about this.
8.1.1.30 Claim lodgement - payment specific provisions Updated to reflect PLS name change to HEAS.
8.1.2.40 Claim determination - payment specific provisions Removed reference to ceased payments.
8.1.3.10 Provision of information Removed reference to ceased payment.
8.1.4.20 Other labour market & older students - documentation required Removed reference to ceased payment.
8.1.4.30 Retirement - documentation required Removed reference to ceased payments.
8.1.4.60 Special payments - documentation required Updated policy.
8.4 Payment methods Removed reference to ceased payment.
8.6.1 Date of effect of determinations - summary of legislation Updated to reflect department name change.
8.7.2.30 Trigger payment (Cashless Debit Card) Removed reference to ceased payments.
9 Citizenship, visas & assurances of support Restructured part.
9.1 Citizenship & visas Restructured chapter.
9.2.1 Visa subclasses 010-099 payment eligibility Updated visa information.
9.2.7 Visa subclasses 440-499 payment eligibility Updated visa information.
9.2.10 Visa subclasses 700-799 payment eligibility Updated visa information.
9.2.12 Visa subclasses 850-899 payment eligibility Updated visa information.
9.2.14 Visa subclass ZB 951 Criminal Justice Stay Visa Updated visa information.
11.1.1.50 Trigger payments for income management Removed reference to ceased payments and updated category H payments list.
11.2.5.10 Category P welfare payment Removed reference to ceased payments.
11.2.5.20 Category R welfare payment Updated to reflect legislative change.
11.2.5.30 Category Q welfare payment Removed reference to ceased payments.