Income Management - enhanced service delivery (Income Management exemption)

From 1 July 2013 the department will begin to provide regular reminders every eight to twelve weeks of the process and qualifications for an Income Management exemption.

Description of the measure

This will continue until 1 July 2014.

This measure will affect people whose payments are income managed under the Disengaged Youth and Long Term Welfare Payment Recipient measures, that have a dependent child or children in the Northern Territory.

If their child or children are attending school, and have regular health checks and immunisations, providing they meet other requirements (such as the financial stability test) the customer might be eligible for an exemption.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

People whose payments are income managed in the Northern Territory under the Disengaged Youth and Long Term Welfare Payment Recipient measures and have dependent children.

Am I eligible for this measure?

People may be eligible for an exemption from Income Management if their child or children are attending school, and have regular health checks and immunisations, providing they meet other requirements (such as the financial stability test).

Customers can apply for an Income Management exemption at any time.

When will this measure start and finish?

This measure will start on 1 July 2013 and end on 1 July 2014.

Page last updated: 9 March 2016

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