New Employment Services Trial (NEST) – Defined Periods, Suspensions and Exits

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There are a range of defined Periods in NEST which determine when Participants must participate in activities, which services a Participant should receive and whether NEST Providers are eligible for payments. Most of these periods are affected by periods of Suspension and Exits.

Suspensions are periods when Participants are not required to participate in services and Providers are not required to deliver services to them during that period although they may agree to do so in some circumstances.

Participants may be Exited if they are meeting their obligations or are no longer eligible for Trial Services. This will usually happen automatically but there are some instances when Providers can manually Exit Participants.  

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