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MRCA Rates & Allowances 1 January 2018

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Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA) Rates & Allowances20/09/201701/01/2018 
MRCA rates   
Wholly dependent partner Weekly 
Extra amount $            25.25 $            25.25 $               -  
Base rate $           407.00 $           407.00 $               -  
Supplement $            15.20 $            15.20 $               -  
Total excl ES $           447.45 $           447.45 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.10 $              7.10 $               -  
Total $           454.55 $           454.55 $               -  
Special rate disability pension Weekly 
Special rate disability pension $           676.15 $           676.15 $               -  
Energy Supplement $            10.75 $            10.75 $               -  
Total payment $           686.90 $           686.90 $               -  
Periodic payments Weekly 
Permanent impairment $           340.77 $           340.77 $               -  
Energy supplement for permanent impairment $              3.80 $              3.80 $               -  
Incapacity commutation limit $           219.31 $           219.31 $               -  
Maximum household services $           482.50 $           482.50 $               -  
Maximum attendant care services $           482.50 $           482.50 $               -  
Eligible young person compensation $           145.91 $           145.91 $               -  
Remuneration loading $           161.32 $           161.32 $               -  
National Minimum Wage $           694.90 $           694.90 $               -  
    
Reimbursement limits Lump sum 
Financial advice compensation $        2,587.55 $        2,587.55 $               -  
Funeral compensation $      11,828.87 $      11,828.87 $               -  
  Per kilometre 
Travel - Specified rate per kilometre $              0.60 $              0.60 $               -  
    
MRCA supplement Fortnightly 
MRCA supplement (T) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
MRCA supplement (P) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
    
One-off lump sum payments Lump sum 
Eligible young person dependent on a severely impaired person $      87,726.20 $      87,726.20 $               -  
Additional compensation following death for dependent partner $    146,210.34 $    146,210.34 $               -  
Compensation following death for dependent eligible young persons $      87,726.20 $      87,726.20 $               -  
For other eligible dependents $      87,726.20 $      87,726.20 $               -  
Limit for other eligible dependents $    277,799.65 $    277,799.65 $               -  
    
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS)   
Primary students Annual 
Primary students $           265.30 $           270.30 $            5.00
Secondary/Tertiary students at home Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $            54.10 $            55.10 $            1.00
Energy Supplement $              0.90 $              0.90 $               -  
Total $            55.00 $            56.00 $            1.00
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           239.50 $           244.10 $            4.60
Energy Supplement $              3.90 $              3.90 $               -  
Total $           243.40 $           248.00 $            4.60
    
Child 18 years or older $           288.10 $           293.60 $            5.50
Energy Supplement $              4.60 $              4.60 $               -  
Total $           292.70 $           298.20 $            5.50
    
Secondary/Tertiary students living away Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $           367.30 $           374.30 $            7.00
Energy Supplement $              5.90 $              5.90 $               -  
Total $           373.20 $           380.20 $            7.00
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           437.50 $           445.80 $            8.30
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           444.50 $           452.80 $            8.30
    
Child 18 years or older $           437.50 $           445.80 $            8.30
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           444.50 $           452.80 $            8.30
    
Secondary/Tertiary students homeless Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $           437.50 $           445.80 $            8.30
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           444.50 $           452.80 $            8.30
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           437.50 $           445.80 $            8.30
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           444.50 $           452.80 $            8.30
    
Child 18 years or older $           437.50 $           445.80 $            8.30
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           444.50 $           452.80 $            8.30
    
Scholarships Per semester 
Student start-up scholarship $        1,035.00 $        1,055.00 $          20.00
  Annual 
Relocation scholarship - Initial rate $        4,376.00 $        4,459.00 $          83.00
Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate $        2,189.00 $        2,231.00 $          42.00
Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate $        1,094.00 $        1,115.00 $          21.00
Bonus payments  Biannual  
Income Support Bonus $           113.90 $           113.90 $               -