Date amended:
Policy Legislative References

DHS clients’ social security legislation was amended by the:

  • Social Security and Other Legislation Amendment (Income Support Bonus) Act 2013.

Similar amendments were made to the MRCAETS and the VCES via the:

  • Veterans’ Entitlements (Veterans’ Children Education Scheme – Income Support Bonus) Instrument 2013; and the
  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (Income Support Bonus) Determination 2013.

The DHS Income Support Bonus ceased December 2016; with the last payment being September 2016.  The authority for this was from the:

  • Minerals Resources Rent Tax Repeal and Other Measures Act 2014

which received Royal Assent 5 September 2014.