Are you receiving, applying or recently been refused a Disability Support Pension (DSP)? The system has changed as of July 2012 and the ramifications of these changes are beginning to cause affect to many some Centrelink customers.

Previously the DSP was a ‘conditional point’ system; the greater your needs the higher your individual needs score. The system now has a focus on function rather than condition specific; how your conditions are affecting your capacity to function after the condition is fully established. This means you can have two separate conditions relating to the same impairment of function.

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