3.6.3 When a Centrelink Recovery Notice is received Requesting Centrelink to recalculate a recovery notice | Example of applying a Centrelink recovery amount to a weekly payment


Follow these steps when a recovery notice is received.

Step Agent action
Write to employer & worker Write to the employer and worker to advise them of the details of weekly compensation to be paid. Use Arrears of Compensation and Centrelink letters.
Employer processes payments to worker

The employer:

  • pays the worker any balance owed after the deduction of the Centrelink recovery amount and continues ongoing payments where relevant
  • is responsible for deducting any taxation on the balance of weekly payments payable to the worker.

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