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8.3.8 Clearance data

8.3.8.1Pending development of clearance requests for electronic transfer, State Offices should ensure that the clearance forms currently used contain the key fields for each client that requires clearance.

8.3.8.2Part A (DVA request):

  • Full name (including any other name the client is known by)
  • Date of birth
  • Address
  • DVA and Centrelink reference numbers
  • Date of grant/variation
  • Payment type/s and rate/s (e.g. disability pension 10%); and
  • Fortnightly payment amount/s.

Centrelink have also asked that in addition to the DP rate, DVA also advise of the actual level of Specific Disability Amount (SDA) when a pensioner is in receipt of this allowance.

8.3.8.3Part B (Centrelink's response):

  • The additional phrase for Centrelink to specify that the adjustment amount is a recoverable debt under section 1223(1) in the SSA; and
  • Include a request for residential, income and asset details in the case of WWP grants, to facilitate assessment of ISS on the basis of the details held by Centrelink.

8.3.8.4Part C (DVA's acknowledgment):

  • Include the options for DVA recovery or referral back to Centrelink.