Earlier changes

What's new

20 February 2019

Civil Defence payments

Civil Defence payments for loss of livelihood are not only for evacuees in an area covered by an emergency or adverse event. Other people may be unable to get to their work place during an event. See:


18 February 2019

Tenancy reviews

Tenancy reviews start again today after they were put on hold in 2018.

Tenants are now exempt from having a tenancy review when they or their partner:

  • have dependent children aged 18 years or under in their care or
  • are 65 years or older or
  • are getting Supported Living Payment (including caring for a person)