Income Management helps you manage your payments for essentials like food, rent and bills.

You don’t get less money, but you do get it differently. We’ll work with you to manage your payments.

What you can't use it for

You can’t use your income managed money to buy any of the following:

  • alcoholic products
  • tobacco products
  • pornography
  • gambling products and services
  • homebrew kits or concentrates.

You can spend the rest of your money how you like.

Where is it

Income Management is available in all of the following areas:

  • the Northern Territory
  • Western Australia - metropolitan Perth, Peel and Kimberley regions, Ngaanyatjarra (NG) Lands 
  • Queensland - Logan, Rockhampton, Livingstone, Cape York, Doomadgee
  • New South Wales - Bankstown
  • South Australia - Playford, Greater Adelaide, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands
  • Victoria - Shepparton.

Who can refer you

Referrals can come from any of the following:

Who they affect

Managed payments may affect you if you either:

Page last updated: 6 November 2019