Changes effective 20 September 2018

Yes they are confusing!

Read the Department’s own fact sheet here.

To help you interpret what this means for your situation, remember:

  • “annual activity requirement” = things like approved study, or paid work, or voluntary work, or Work for the Dole, and are usually over a period of 6 months
  • “mutual obligations” = things like job searches, appointments with your job provider, and are usually spelled out in your “job plan”