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7.1.14 Definitions


Example for Date of purchase: The member formally exchanges contracts.

Note for Ownership: The interest in the home can be a controlling interest or an equal share, and may be either legal or equitable.


  1. Three members buy an equal third share in a home. They rent it out when posted out of the home's location. When one of the members returns to the home's location, the member is taken to own the home.
  2. The member's home is mortgaged to a lender. The member is still taken to own the home even though the lender also has an interest in it.

Note for Resident child carer: A resident child carer is not provided at Commonwealth expense. This relationship is an arrangement between the member and the child carer.

Note for Serviced apartment: The following would be regarded as suitable cooking and dining facilities.

  1. A kitchen separate from bedrooms.
  2. A stove with two rings and an oven.
  3. A microwave.
  4. A suitable sized refrigerator.
  5. A sink for washing dishes, with hot water supply.
  6. A pantry or other food storage area.
  7. Enough pots, pans, cutlery and crockery for the member or dependants.
  8. A dining table and dining chairs.

7.1.15 Flexible housing trial member

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