BSWAT Payment Scheme

The Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) Payment Scheme will provide a one-off payment in certain circumstances to eligible supported employees with an intellectual impairment whose wages were assessed and paid using the BSWAT.

As the scheme progresses, the information contained in the web pages below will be updated and new web pages will be added.

BSWAT Payment Scheme Process

This web page provides a step-by-step guide to help potential applicants understand the process that is involved in participating in the BSWAT Payment Scheme.

Legal Advisor and Financial Counsellor Register

A public register of qualified legal practitioners and accredited financial counsellors who have expressed their interest in providing services under the scheme.

Asking for a Review

If a participant or their nominee is not happy with a decision made about the BSWAT Payment Scheme, they can ask for a review.

BSWAT Payment Scheme Resources

This web page includes resources that may assist you when registering and applying for the BSWAT Payment Scheme, such as easy read fact sheets and guides. This page also includes resources for participants’ families and nominees, employers, and legal advisors and financial counsellors.

Information for Legal Advisors and Financial Counsellors

This web page includes information for legal advisors and financial counsellors interested in providing services to participants.

BSWAT Payment Scheme Information Sessions

This web page includes information about the upcoming, information sessions about the BSWAT Payment Scheme for supported employees, their family and carers.

Q&As: BSWAT Payment Scheme

This web page includes general information about the BSWAT Payment Scheme, including the history, how the scheme works, eligibility criteria, and the scheme’s relationship to the class action.

Other information

Questions and Answers: BSWAT and Future of ADEs

Tax and the BSWAT Payment Scheme

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