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SOCIAL SECURITY ACT 1991 - SECT 503C

National Green Jobs Corps supplement

             (1)  This section applies if a person:

                     (a)  is receiving a parenting payment; and

                     (b)  has reached 17, but is under 25, years of age; and

                     (c)  is participating in the National Green Jobs Corps program; and

                     (d)  started participating in that program before 2012.

             (2)  The rate of the person's parenting payment is increased by an amount of $41.60 (to be known as a National Green Jobs Corps supplement) for each fortnight during which the person participates in the National Green Jobs Corps program.

             (3)  However, a National Green Jobs Corps supplement is not payable for a fortnight during which the person participates in the National Green Jobs Corps program if:

                     (a)  both:

                              (i)  a Parenting Payment Employment Pathway Plan is in force in relation to the person; and

                             (ii)  during the fortnight, the person ceases to participate in that program in circumstances that constitute a failure to comply with the plan; or

                     (b)  the rate of the person's parenting payment is increased by training supplement for the fortnight.



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