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MRCA Rates & Allowances 20 March 2015

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  Old rate New Rate Difference
Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA) Rates & Allowances 01/01/2015 20/03/2015  
MRCA rates      
Wholly dependent partner   Weekly  
Extra amount $24.00 $24.20 $0.20
Base rate $388.35 $391.10 $2.75
Supplement $14.55 $14.65 $0.10
Total excl ES $426.90 $429.95 $3.05
Energy Supplement $7.10 $7.10 $0.00
Total $434.00 $437.05 $3.05
Special rate disability pension   Weekly  
Special rate disability pension $644.90 $649.50 $4.60
Energy Supplement $10.75 $10.75 $0.00
Total payment $655.65 $660.25 $4.60
Periodic payments   Weekly  
Permanent impairment $324.60 $324.60 $0.00
Energy supplement for permanent impairment $3.80 $3.80 $0.00
Incapacity commutation limit $208.91 $208.91 $0.00
Maximum household services $459.61 $459.61 $0.00
Maximum attendant care services $459.61 $459.61 $0.00
Eligible young person compensation $138.99 $138.99 $0.00
Remuneration loading $152.01 $152.01 $0.00
National Minimum Wage $640.90 $640.90 $0.00
       
Reimbursement limits   Lump sum  
Financial advice compensation $2,464.80 $2,464.80 $0.00
Funeral compensation $11,267.70 $11,267.70 $0.00
    Per kilometre  
Travel - Specified rate per kilometre $0.60 $0.60 $0.00
       
MRCA supplement   Fortnightly  
MRCA supplement (T) $6.20 $6.20 $0.00
MRCA supplement (P) $6.20 $6.20 $0.00
       
One-off lump sum payments   Lump sum  
Eligible young person dependent on a severely impaired person $83,564.41 $83,564.41 $0.00
Additional compensation following death for dependent partner $139,274.03 $139,274.03 $0.00
Compensation following death for dependent eligible young persons $83,564.41 $83,564.41 $0.00
For other eligible dependents $83,564.41 $83,564.41 $0.00
Limit for other eligible dependents $264,620.66 $264,620.66 $0.00
       
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS)      
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
       
Scholarships   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 $108.90 $109.70 $0.80