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Disability Support Pension (DSP)

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A Disability Support Pension is a payment for people who:

  • have a permanent physical, intellectual or psychiatric impairment of 20 points or more under the Impairment Tables; and
  • because of that impairment, are unable to work for at least 15 hours a week at or above the minimum wage, without support.
Link to data source:Help on this term

http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/disability-and-carers/benefits-payments/disability-support-pension-dsp-better-and-fairer-assessments/disability-support-pension-dsp-fact-sheets/disability-support-pension-helping-people-to-work

http://www.centrelink.gov.au/internet/internet.nsf/payments/disability_support.htm

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Frequency:Help on this termAnnual.