This fourth edition comprehensively annotates the social security law and family assistance law of Australia, as amended to 1 February 2022. It is the 13th volume in a book series which has annotated the Social Security Act and associated legislation since 1984.
Features of this new edition include:
- Comprehensive annotations, on a section-by-section basis, covering decisions of the AAT, the Federal Court and the High Court to 1 February 2022;
- Identification of legislative instruments which are important to application of the legislation;
- Discussion of areas of social security law which are the subject of ongoing review activity or attract strong public interest, including eligibility for disability support pension, income and assets testing, compensation recovery, member of a couple and dependent children provisions, compliance with participation obligations, the legal basis of administrative arrangements, and “robodebts”.
- Subject matter index, table of cases, table of statutes, and legislative histories.