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Income support payment rates 1 July 2018

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 20/03/201801/07/2018 
Income support payment rates   
Service pension, non-transitional   
Single Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $           826.20 $           826.20 $               -  
Total pension supplement $            67.30 $            67.30 $               -  
     Basic pension supplement $            23.40 $            23.40 $               -  
     Minimum pension supplement $            36.10 $            36.10 $               -  
     Remaining pension supplement $              7.80 $              7.80 $               -  
Energy supplement $            14.10 $            14.10 $               -  
Total service pension $           907.60 $           907.60 $               -  
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            43.90 $            43.90 $               -  
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            23.40 $            23.40 $               -  
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $           622.80 $           622.80 $               -  
Total pension supplement $            50.70 $            50.70 $               -  
     Basic pension supplement $            19.20 $            19.20 $               -  
     Minimum pension supplement $            27.20 $            27.20 $               -  
     Remaining pension supplement $              4.30 $              4.30 $               -  
Energy supplement $            10.60 $            10.60 $               -  
Total service pension $           684.10 $           684.10 $               -  
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            31.50 $            31.50 $               -  
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            19.20 $            19.20 $               -  
    
Service pension, transitional   
Single Fortnightly 
Basic pension supplement $           686.00 $           686.00 $               -  
Minimum pension supplement $            36.10 $            36.10 $               -  
Remaining pension supplement $            25.80 $            25.80 $               -  
Energy supplement $            14.10 $            14.10 $               -  
Total service pension $           762.00 $           762.00 $               -  
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            61.90 $            61.90 $               -  
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            23.40 $            23.40 $               -  
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Basic pension supplement $           573.40 $           573.40 $               -  
Minimum pension supplement $            27.20 $            27.20 $               -  
Remaining pension supplement $              3.60 $              3.60 $               -  
Energy supplement $            10.60 $            10.60 $               -  
Total service pension $           614.80 $           614.80 $               -  
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            30.80 $            30.80 $               -  
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            19.20 $            19.20 $               -  
    
Income support supplement Fortnightly 
Ceiling rate $           272.60 $           272.60 $               -  
Minimum payment amount (single) $            36.10 $            36.10 $               -  
Minimum payment amount (partnered) $            27.20 $            27.20 $               -  
Tax exempt amount (single) $            36.10 $            36.10 $               -  
Tax exempt amount (partnered) $            27.20 $            27.20 $               -  
    
Veteran payment   
Single Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $           914.00 $           914.00 $               -  
Total pension supplement $            67.30 $            67.30 $               -  
     Basic pension supplement $            23.40 $            23.40 $               -  
     Minimum pension supplement $            36.10 $            36.10 $               -  
     Remaining pension supplement $              7.80 $              7.80 $               -  
Total service pension $           981.30 $           981.30 $               -  
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $           713.60 $           713.60 $               -  
Total pension supplement $            50.70 $            50.70 $               -  
     Basic pension supplement $            19.20 $            19.20 $               -  
     Minimum pension supplement $            27.20 $            27.20 $               -  
     Remaining pension supplement $              4.30 $              4.30 $               -  
Total service pension $           764.30 $           764.30 $               -  
    
    
Rent assistance   
No children Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $           134.80 $           134.80 $               -  
Partnered (combined) $           127.00 $           127.00 $               -  
SSA Age Pensioner, shared accommodation $            89.87 $            89.87 $               -  
    
Rent assistance threshold   
No children Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $           120.20 $           120.20 $               -  
Partnered (combined) $           194.60 $           194.60 $               -  
    
Remote area allowance Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated, respite care, and partnered where the partner does not receive RAA $            18.20 $            18.20 $               -  
Partnered (combined) (both receiving RAA) $            15.60 $            15.60 $               -  
Child $              7.30 $              7.30 $               -  
    
Maximum pension bonus   
Single Lump sum 
1 bonus period $        2,076.40 $        2,076.40 $               -  
2 bonus periods $        8,305.70 $        8,305.70 $               -  
3 bonus periods $      18,687.80 $      18,687.80 $               -  
4 bonus periods $      33,222.80 $      33,222.80 $               -  
5 bonus periods $      51,910.60 $      51,910.60 $               -  
Partnered Lump sum 
1 bonus period $        1,569.00 $        1,569.00 $               -  
2 bonus periods $        6,276.20 $        6,276.20 $               -  
3 bonus periods $      14,121.40 $      14,121.40 $               -  
4 bonus periods $      25,104.80 $      25,104.80 $               -  
5 bonus periods $      39,226.20 $      39,226.20 $               -  
    
Advance payments   
Lump sum Lump sum 
Minimum advance, single $           428.70 $           428.70 $               -  
Maximum advance, single $        1,286.10 $        1,286.10 $               -  
Minimum advance, partnered (each) $           323.15 $           323.15 $               -  
Maximum advance, partnered (each) $           969.45 $           969.45 $               -  
Repayments Fortnightly 
Minimum repayment single $            32.98 $            32.98 $               -  
Maximum repayment single $            98.93 $            98.93 $               -  
Minimum repayment partnered (each) $            24.86 $            24.86 $               -  
Maximum repayment partnered (each) $            74.57 $            74.57 $               -  
    
Energy supplement for certain CSHC and Gold Card holders Annual 
Single $           366.60 $           366.60 $               -  
Partnered $           275.60 $           275.60 $               -  
  Quarterly 
Quarter ending19/06/201819/09/2018N/A
Payday5/07/201827/09/2018N/A
Single $            92.66 $            92.66 $               -  
Partnered $            69.66 $            69.66 $               -  
    
    
Education Entry Payment Lump sum 
Education Entry Payment $           208.00 $           208.00 $               -  
    
Crisis payment  Per Event 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $           453.80 $           453.80 $               -  
Partnered (each) $           342.05 $           342.05 $               -  
    
Dependent child add-on Fortnightly 
Child 12 or younger $           124.18 $           124.18 $               -  
Child 13 - 15 years old $           179.20 $           179.20 $               -  
    
Guardian allowance Fortnightly 
Guardian allowance $            61.74 $            62.86 $            1.12