Earlier changes

What's new

14 June 2021

Residential Care Subsidy

Some clients will have a historic review of their financial means assessment for Residential Care Subsidy, and may get a lump sum refund.

These refunds are exempt from means testing and are not assessed as income or a cash asset for a period of 12 months from the date payments are made. See:

1 June 2021

Glasses - Advance Payment of Benefits and Recoverable Assistance Payments

MSD has a preferred supplier arrangement with SpecSavers to provide glasses to our clients. The maximum recoverable payment for glasses from SpecSavers has increased from $249 to $280. See: