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11.1.1.50 Trigger Payments for Income Management

Trigger payments

Under the Vulnerable Welfare Payment Recipients and VIM Measures of income management, a person must be receiving a category H payment to be assessed as eligible for income management. Under the Child Protection Measure and the SPAR Measure, a person or their partner must be receiving a category H payment to be assessed as eligible for income management.

 

Under the Disengaged Youth and Long-term Welfare Payment Recipients Measures, a person must be receiving a category E payment to be assessed as eligible for income management.

 

Under the Cape York Reform, a person or their partner must be receiving a category P or category R payment to be assessed as eligible for income management. For more information on trigger payments under the Cape York Reform, see 11.2.3 Conditions that Result in an Individual being Subject to Income Management under the Cape York Initiative.

 

Category E payments

Below is a list of category E payments under the SSAct:

  • youth allowance,
  • newstart allowance,
  • special benefit,
  • parenting payment (single), and
  • parenting payment (partnered).

 

Category H payments

Below is a list of category H payments under the SSAct:

  • social security benefit:
    • widow allowance,
    • youth allowance,
    • austudy payment,
    • newstart allowance,
    • sickness allowance,
    • special benefit,
    • partner allowance,
    • a mature age allowance under Part 2.12B,
    • parenting payment (partnered),
    • PgA (other than non-benefit allowance).
  • social security pension:
    • age pension,
    • disability support pension,
    • wife pension,
    • carer payment,
    • parenting payment (single),
    • bereavement allowance,
    • widow b pension,
    • disability wage supplement,
    • mature age partner allowance,
    • special needs pension,
  • a payment under the ABSTUDY scheme that includes an amount as identified as living allowance,
  • service pension:,
    • age service pension under Part III of the VEA,
    • invalidity service pension under Part III of the VEA,
    • partner service pension under Part III of the VEA,
    • carer service pension under Part III of the VEA,
  • income support supplement,
  • defence force income support allowance.

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Last reviewed: 12 November 2012


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