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Participation requirements are things some people with intellectual disability need to do to keep getting Disability Support Pension (DSP) payments.

People under 35 years old who aren’t manifestly eligible for DSP will need to take part in participation requirements. These include activities to help you find and keep work.

Participation requirements are more flexible than mutual obligations and take into account your ability to work, as well as your individual circumstances.

You can learn more about participation requirements on the Services Australia website.

The manifest medical rules for the Disability Support Pension (DSP) are rules about what conditions make you automatically eligible for the DSP.
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Mutual obligations are things people need to do to keep getting some Australian Government payments from Centrelink. They usually apply to payments like the JobSeeker Payment, not the Disability Support Pension (DSP).
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