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1.2 Descriptions of Payments/Benefits

Introduction

This chapter describes each of the payment/benefit types, which are covered in this Guide. It provides the following information for each payment/benefit:

  • Objective of the payment/concession,
  • Supplementary assistance (where required) (see example 1),
  • Components (where required),
  • Bereavement payment provisions (where required),
  • How the payment/concession is paid (see example 2), and
  • Background information (where required).

Example 1: Recipients of NSA MAY also receive:

  • rent assistance,
  • pharmaceutical allowance,
  • a HCC OR PCC.

Example 2: RA is paid with the primary benefit.

 

In this chapter

This chapter contains the following sections:

1.2.1 Newstart & Youth Allowance - Description

1.2.2 Other Labour Market & Older Students - Description

1.2.3 Retirement & Widows - Description

1.2.4 Families & Parenting - Description

1.2.5 Disability & Carer - Description

1.2.6 Special Payments - Description

1.2.7 Supplementary Benefits - Description

1.2.8 Concession Cards - Description

1.2.9 Northern Territory CDEP Transition Payment - Description

1.2.10 Pension Supplement, Seniors Supplement - Description

1.2.11 Income Management Payments - Description

1.2.12 Clean Energy Payments - Description

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Last reviewed: 2 January 2013


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