- The Guide to Social Money or property promised to be handed over as a guarantee for repayment of a loan, or as a guarantee that a defendant will meet their bail conditions. Law published by Centrelink (which sets out the rules it follows in administering all income security programs) is available at http://guides.dss.gov.au/guide-social-security-law.
- The text of the SS A written law made by parliament. Also called an ‘Act of parliament’, ‘statute’ or legislation., with annotations based on AAT and Federal An independent body that hears legal claims brought by parties and decides between them. Serious cases are heard by a judge and jury, or just a judge. Less-serious cases are heard by a magistrate. decisions, is set out in Social Security and Family Assistance Law, published by the Welfare Rights Centre, Canberra and Federation Press, Sydney.
- Each year, Centrelink produces up-to-date pamphlets on the pensions and benefits currently available and the rates at which they are paid.
For information about current payment rates, check the telephone directory or the Centrelink website (address below) and call the 13 number (for cost of a local call) relating to the payment you need information about.
The booklet, A Guide to Australian Government Payments, and other information on social security payments, is available on the Australian Government’s Services Australia website at www.servicesaustralia.gov.au.