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Disability Pension Allowances 1 July 2015

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  Old rate New Rate Difference
Disability Pension Allowances 20/03/2015 01/07/2015  
Veterans supplement   Fortnightly  
Veterans supplement (P) $6.20 $6.20 $0.00
Veterans supplement (T) $6.20 $6.20 $0.00
Clothing allowance   Fortnightly  
Low rate $6.20 $6.20 $0.00
Mid rate $9.10 $9.10 $0.00
High rate $13.40 $13.40 $0.00
Double rate $19.60 $19.60 $0.00
Attendant allowance   Fortnightly  
Low rate $159.70 $159.70 $0.00
High rate $319.80 $319.80 $0.00
Recreation transport allowance   Fortnightly  
Low rate $42.60 $42.60 $0.00
High rate $85.40 $85.40 $0.00
AMS allowances   Fortnightly  
Standard rate $846.10 $846.10 $0.00
Married rate $637.80 $637.80 $0.00
       
    Fortnightly  
Prisoner of War Recognition Supplement $533.60 $533.60 $0.00
Decoration allowance $2.10 $2.10 $0.00
Vehicle allowance $85.40 $85.40 $0.00
    Lump sum  
Funeral benefit $2,000.00 $2,000.00 $0.00
    Annual  
VC allowance  $4,256.00 $4,256.00 $0.00
       
    Per vehicle  
ATO Car Limit  for GST exemption and Motorcylce Benefit $57,466.00 $57,466.00 $0.00
       
    Indexation factor
Part IV indexation factor 1.007 1.007 N/A
       
Veterans' Children Education Scheme (VCES)      
Primary students   Annual  
Primary students $258.80 $258.80 $0.00
Secondary/Tertiary students at home   Fortnightly  
Child 15 years or younger $52.80 $52.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $0.90 $0.90 $0.00
Total $53.70 $53.70 $0.00
       
Child 16 or 17 years old $233.60 $233.60 $0.00
Energy Supplement $3.90 $3.90 $0.00
Total $237.50 $237.50 $0.00
       
Child 18 years or older $281.00 $281.00 $0.00
Energy Supplement $4.60 $4.60 $0.00
Total $285.60 $285.60 $0.00
       
Secondary/Tertiary students living away   Fortnightly  
Child 15 years or younger $358.30 $358.30 $0.00
Energy Supplement $5.90 $5.90 $0.00
Total $364.20 $364.20 $0.00
       
Child 16 or 17 years old $426.80 $426.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $7.00 $7.00 $0.00
Total $433.80 $433.80 $0.00
       
Child 18 years or older $426.80 $426.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $7.00 $7.00 $0.00
Total $433.80 $433.80 $0.00
       
Secondary/Tertiary students homeless   Fortnightly  
Child 15 years or younger $426.80 $426.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $7.00 $7.00 $0.00
Total $433.80 $433.80 $0.00
       
Child 16 or 17 years old $426.80 $426.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $7.00 $7.00 $0.00
Total $433.80 $433.80 $0.00
       
Child 18 years or older $426.80 $426.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $7.00 $7.00 $0.00
Total $433.80 $433.80 $0.00
       
Double orphan   Fortnightly  
Child 15 or younger $237.30 $237.30 $0.00
Energy Supplement $3.90 $3.90 $0.00
Total $241.20 $241.20 $0.00
       
Child 16 to 20 years old $426.80 $426.80 $0.00
Energy Supplement $7.00 $7.00 $0.00
Total $433.80 $433.80 $0.00
       
Child 21 or older $518.50 $518.50 $0.00
Energy Supplement $8.60 $8.60 $0.00
Total $527.10 $527.10 $0.00
       
Scholarships (Lump sum)   Per semester  
Student start-up scholarship $1,025.00 $1,025.00 $0.00
    Annual  
Relocation scholarship - Initial rate $4,269.00 $4,269.00 $0.00
Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate $2,135.00 $2,135.00 $0.00
Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate $1,067.00 $1,067.00 $0.00
Bonus payments   Per semester  
Schoolkids bonus - current calendar year payment rate      
Primary rate $211.00 $211.00 $0.00
Secondary rate $421.00 $421.00 $0.00
    Biannual  
Income Support Bonus $109.70 $109.70 $0.00