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Disability Pension Allowances 20 September 2016

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 Old rateNew RateDifference
Disability Pension Allowances01/07/201620/09/2016 
Veterans supplement Fortnightly 
Veterans supplement (P) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
Veterans supplement (T) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
Clothing allowance Fortnightly 
Low rate $              6.30 $              6.40 $            0.10
Mid rate $              9.20 $              9.30 $            0.10
High rate $            13.60 $            13.70 $            0.10
Double rate $            19.90 $            20.10 $            0.20
Attendant allowance Fortnightly 
Low rate $           162.10 $           163.70 $            1.60
High rate $           324.60 $           327.80 $            3.20
Recreation transport allowance Fortnightly 
Low rate $            43.20 $            43.60 $            0.40
High rate $            86.70 $            87.60 $            0.90
AMS allowances Fortnightly 
Standard rate $           859.80 $           863.00 $            3.20
Married rate $           648.10 $           650.60 $            2.50
    
  Fortnightly 
Prisoner of War Recognition Supplement $           541.60 $           547.00 $            5.40
Decoration allowance $              2.10 $              2.10 $               -  
Vehicle allowance $            86.70 $            87.60 $            0.90
  Lump sum 
Funeral benefit $        2,000.00 $        2,000.00 $               -  
  Annual 
VC allowance  $        4,320.00 $        4,364.00 $          44.00
    
  Per vehicle 
ATO Car Limit  for GST exemption and Motorcylce Benefit $      57,581.00 $      57,581.00 $               -  
    
  Indexation factor
Part IV indexation factor1.0081.002N/A
    
Veterans' Children Education Scheme (VCES)   
Primary students Annual 
Primary students $           262.70 $           262.70 $               -  
Secondary/Tertiary students at home Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $            53.60 $            53.60 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              0.90 $              0.90 $               -  
Total $            54.50 $            54.50 $               -  
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           237.10 $           237.10 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              3.90 $              3.90 $               -  
Total $           241.00 $           241.00 $               -  
    
Child 18 years or older $           285.20 $           285.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              4.60 $              4.60 $               -  
Total $           289.80 $           289.80 $               -  
    
Secondary/Tertiary students living away Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $           363.70 $           363.70 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              5.90 $              5.90 $               -  
Total $           369.60 $           369.60 $               -  
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           433.20 $           433.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           440.20 $           440.20 $               -  
    
Child 18 years or older $           433.20 $           433.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           440.20 $           440.20 $               -  
    
Secondary/Tertiary students homeless Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $           433.20 $           433.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           440.20 $           440.20 $               -  
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           433.20 $           433.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           440.20 $           440.20 $               -  
    
Child 18 years or older $           433.20 $           433.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           440.20 $           440.20 $               -  
    
Double orphan Fortnightly 
Child 15 or younger $           240.90 $           240.90 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              3.90 $              3.90 $               -  
Total $           244.80 $           244.80 $               -  
    
Child 16 to 20 years old $           433.20 $           433.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           440.20 $           440.20 $               -  
    
Child 21 or older $           526.30 $           526.30 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              8.60 $              8.60 $               -  
Total $           534.90 $           534.90 $               -  
    
Scholarships (Lump sum) Per semester 
Student start-up scholarship $        1,025.00 $        1,025.00 $               -  
  Annual 
Relocation scholarship - Initial rate $        4,333.00 $        4,333.00 $               -  
Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate $        2,167.00 $        2,167.00 $               -  
Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate $        1,083.00 $        1,083.00 $               -  
Bonus payments Biannual 
Income Support Bonus $           111.50 $           111.70 $            0.20