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What's New

20 March 2014 (v1.203)
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1.1.A.375 AWOTE, relevant AWOTE, AWOTE weeks Updated AWOTE figures.
1.1.G.58 Grandfathering arrangements (NSA) pre 1 July 2012 Clarified information is for historical purposes only.
1.1.G.59 Grandfathering arrangements (SA) pre 1July 2012 Clarified information is for historical purposes only.
1.1.P.377 Preservation age Updated policy.
3.1.11.40 Working Credit Daily Calculation Examples Updated example.
3.1.11.60 Working Credit & the CDEP Scheme Updated example.
3.2.1.10 Qualification for NSA Updated qualification criteria.
3.2.7.90 YA Study-load - Full-time Students in Non-traditional Courses Clarified description of assessment of study load for Open Universities Australia.
3.6.4.30 CP Qualification - Higher ADAT Score Adult is Not Receiving an Australian Government Income Support Payment Clarified policy.
3.6.4.40 Qualification for CP during Temporary Cessation of Care Clarified policy.
3.6.4.60 Changes to Care Receiver Situation - Effect on CP Qualification Clarified policy.
3.7.4.10 Qualification for CrP - General Provisions Clarified when Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP) participants have an eligibility for crisis payment.
3.8.1.10 Qualification for RA Clarified policy.
3.8.1.20 Payability of RA Clarified policy.
3.8.1.40 Notification, Verification & Recipient Obligations for RA Clarified policy
3.8.1.50 Continuation, Variation or Termination of RA Clarified policy.
3.8.1.80 Government Rent & RA Clarified policy.
3.8.1.90 Temporary Accommodation & RA Clarified policy.
3.8.1.100 Ineligible Homeowners & RA Clarified policy.
3.8.9.40 Change in Circumstances during the Study Year for FAA Updated policy.
3.8.10.40 Notification & Recipient Obligations for CPS Updated income threshold.
3.9.1.70 Low income HCC - Assessment of Income Updated income limits.
3.15.4.100 Approved Forms of Energy (EMEP) Clarified policy.
4.1.8 Deprivation Related to Annuities Updated policy.
4.2.1 Pension Income Test & Additional Free Area for Dependent Children Updated policy.
4.2.2 Benefits Income Test & Limits Updated policy and rates.
4.2.4.20 PPP Income & Assets Tests & Limits Updated income free area.
4.3.2.31 Income Exempt from Assessment - Specifically Approved Updated group personal care support schemes approved by a Minister.
4.9.2.17 Retention of Asset Test Exemption for ATE Income Streams Purchased from 20/09/2004, or from 20/09/2007 Updated primary conditions for relief - 50% exemption.
4.10.2 Historical Unemployment & Sickness Benefit Income Test Added details regarding changes to the income free area from 20 March 2014.
4.10.7.60 Historical Income Limits for Low Income HCC from 20/09/1996 Updated income limits.
5.1.1.20 YA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.4.30 Calculating a Rate of PP - Partnered Updated income free area.
5.1.7.10 RA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.100 ISB - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.7.110 UA - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.10 Common Pension Rates Updated rates.
5.1.8.20 Common Benefit Rates Updated rates.
5.1.9.10 Pension Supplement - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.1.9.20 Seniors Supplement - Current Rates Updated rates.
5.2.1.20 Single Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.1.30 Married Unemployment & Sickness Benefit - November 1984 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.1.40 Additional Benefit for Child & Mothers & Guardian's Allowance & RA - November 1984 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.1.50 Youth Related Payments - July 1986 to Present Date Updated rates.
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.
5.2.2.20 Additional Payments - April 1943 to Present Date Updated rent assistance rates.
5.2.3.10 Widow Class A, Supporting Parent's Benefit, Sole Parent Pension - Rates from July 1942 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.3.30 Widow B, C & D Pension, Bereavement Allowance - July 1942 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.4.40 RA (families with children) - December 1987 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.4.50 Parenting Payment & Associated Rates - July 1995 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.5.10 MOB - April 1983 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.10 RA Rates - June 1990 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.6.100 UA Historical Rates - March 2005 to Present Date Updated rates.
5.2.8.10 Pension Supplement - Historical Rates Updated rates.
5.2.8.20 Seniors Supplement - Historical Rates Updated rates.
5.5.2.10 Single Person 22 Years & over, No Dependents, Income over $250 per Fortnight Updated example.
5.5.2.20 Single Person 22 Years & over, No Dependents, Income under $250 per Fortnight Updated example.
5.5.2.30 Single Person 22 Years & over, No Dependents, Paying No Rent Updated example.
5.5.2.40 Single Person under 22 Years, No Dependents, Income under $250 per Fortnight Updated example.
5.5.2.50 Single Person 22 Years & over, Principal Carer of Dependent Children Updated example.
5.5.3.10 Partnered Allowance Recipient, Partner Also Receives an Allowance, Income Above Free Areas Updated example.
5.5.3.30 Partnered NSA Recipient, Partner's Income Results In Nil Rate, or Partner Not On Income Support Updated example.
5.5.3.50 Partnered Allowance Recipient, Partner Receiving Pension Updated example.
5.5.3.60 Partnered Allowance Recipient - Compensation Effect on Partner Updated example.
5.5.4.10 PPP, Partner Not a Pensioner Updated example.
5.5.4.30 PPP, Partner a Pensioner, Recipient Qualifies for PhA Updated example.
5.5.4.40 PPP, Compensation Effect on Partner Updated example.
5.5.4.50 PPS, Under Age Pension Age, 2 Children Updated example.
5.5.4.60 PPS, Over Age Pension Age, 1 Child Updated example.
6.2.4.20 DOP Reviews - General Provisions Updated policy.
9.2.6.280 Visa Subclass 444 Special Category Updated policy.

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