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.

Accessing Legislative References Tip Sheet

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Series home page for the Social Security Act 1991

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Latest compilation of the Social Security Act 1991

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Social Security Act 1991 download page

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