Refers to the activities Centrelink customers must complete to receive certain payments.
To postpone a court proceeding or session until a later date.
A senior Centrelink Officer who re-examines decisions made at a lower level to assess whether the rules have been applied correctly.
An assessment of the reasons for a person’s non-compliance with Centrelink requirements. Centrelink will use this information to decide whether to impose a “serious failure” penalty.
The time during which a person was overpaid.
If your debt is waived, you will not have to repay it.
When Centrelink writes-off a debt, you do not have to make repayments for either an indefinite or for a specific period.
A document which contains all the activities, both compulsory and voluntary, that a person has agreed to undertake whilst they are receiving their Centrelink payment.
To legally pass someone's money or property on to someone else, for example, to pay a debt.
The Social Security Act 1991 contains “impairment tables” for all the body’s functions and systems. Each table lists a range of conditions, symptoms and impairments, and gives a rating for each according to how it affects your capacity to work.
A payment for people who are of working age and able to work.
An assessment of the person’s ability to work. This includes indentifying any barriers preventing the person from working and any help that may be needed to help them overcome these barriers.
The person who conducts a Job Capacity Assessment.
Activities you have to undertake in order to continue to receive your Centrelink payment.
Where Centrelink continues to pay you while they review a decision to cancel your payment.
The person who is responsible for the day-to-day care, welfare and development of a child who is wholly or mostly in that person’s care.
Where Centrelink considers whether the person can afford the amount of their debt repayments or whether this should be reduced.
This means you have access to less than the fortnightly rate of your Centrelink payment.