Welfare Reform - Budget 2017-18

The Welfare Reform Budget 2017-18 Fact Sheet is correct as at 9 May 2017. Final measures are reflected in the Welfare Reform Act 2018 which received Royal Assent on 11 April 2018.

From 20 March 2020, a new JobSeeker Payment will be introduced as the main working age payment. As a result, seven current working age payments will be consolidated or ceased.

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