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Income support payment rates 20 September 2016

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 01/07/201620/09/2016 
Income support payment rates   
Service pension, non-transitional   
Single Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $           794.80 $           797.90 $            3.10
Total pension supplement $            65.00 $            65.10 $            0.10
     Basic pension supplement $            22.70 $            22.70 $               -  
     Minimum pension supplement $            34.90 $            35.00 $            0.10
     Remaining pension supplement $              7.40 $              7.40 $               -  
Energy supplement $            14.10 $            14.10 $               -  
Total service pension $           873.90 $           877.10 $            3.20
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            42.30 $            42.40 $            0.10
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            22.70 $            22.70 $               -  
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $           599.10 $           601.50 $            2.40
Total pension supplement $            49.00 $            49.10 $            0.10
     Basic pension supplement $            18.70 $            18.70 $               -  
     Minimum pension supplement $            26.30 $            26.40 $            0.10
     Remaining pension supplement $              4.00 $              4.00 $               -  
Energy supplement $            10.60 $            10.60 $               -  
Total service pension $           658.70 $           661.20 $            2.50
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            30.30 $            30.40 $            0.10
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            18.70 $            18.70 $               -  
    
Service pension, transitional   
Single Fortnightly 
Basic pension supplement $           663.30 $           664.60 $            1.30
Minimum pension supplement $            34.90 $            35.00 $            0.10
Remaining pension supplement $            24.90 $            24.90 $               -  
Energy supplement $            14.10 $            14.10 $               -  
Total service pension $           737.20 $           738.60 $            1.40
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            59.80 $            59.90 $            0.10
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            22.70 $            22.70 $               -  
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Basic pension supplement $           554.30 $           555.40 $            1.10
Minimum pension supplement $            26.30 $            26.40 $            0.10
Remaining pension supplement $              3.40 $              3.40 $            0.00
Energy supplement $            10.60 $            10.60 $               -  
Total service pension $           594.60 $           595.80 $            1.20
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $            29.70 $            29.80 $            0.10
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $            18.70 $            18.70 $               -  
    
Income support supplement Fortnightly 
Ceiling rate $           262.00 $           263.10 $            1.10
Minimum payment amount (single) $            34.90 $            35.00 $            0.10
Minimum payment amount (partnered) $            26.30 $            26.40 $            0.10
Tax exempt amount (single) $            34.90 $            35.00 $            0.10
Tax exempt amount (partnered) $            26.30 $            26.40 $            0.10
    
Rent assistance   
No children Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $           130.40 $           130.60 $            0.20
Partnered (combined) $           122.80 $           123.00 $            0.20
SSA Age Pensioner, shared accommodation $            86.93 $            87.07 $            0.14
    
Rent assistance threshold   
No children Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $           116.00 $           116.20 $            0.20
Partnered (combined) $           188.20 $           188.60 $            0.40
    
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 $        1,998.00 $        2,005.50 $            7.50
2 bonus periods $        7,991.90 $        8,022.20 $          30.30
3 bonus periods $      17,981.70 $      18,049.90 $          68.20
4 bonus periods $      31,967.50 $      32,088.70 $        121.20
5 bonus periods $      49,949.30 $      50,138.70 $        189.40
Partnered Lump sum 
1 bonus period $        1,509.90 $        1,515.80 $            5.90
2 bonus periods $        6,039.60 $        6,063.10 $          23.50
3 bonus periods $      13,589.10 $      13,641.90 $          52.80
4 bonus periods $      24,158.50 $      24,252.30 $          93.80
5 bonus periods $      37,747.60 $      37,894.20 $        146.60
    
Advance payments   
Lump sum Lump sum 
Minimum advance, single $           412.45 $           414.00 $            1.55
Maximum advance, single $        1,237.35 $        1,242.00 $            4.65
Minimum advance, partnered (each) $           310.90 $           312.10 $            1.20
Maximum advance, partnered (each) $           932.70 $           936.30 $            3.60
Repayments Fortnightly 
Minimum repayment single $            31.73 $            31.85 $            0.12
Maximum repayment single $            95.18 $            95.54 $            0.36
Minimum repayment partnered (each) $            23.92 $            24.01 $            0.09
Maximum repayment partnered (each) $            71.75 $            72.02 $            0.27
    
Energy supplement for CSHC and certain Gold Card holders Annual 
Single $           366.60 $           366.60 $               -  
Partnered $           275.60 $           275.60 $               -  
  Quarterly 
Quarter ending19/09/201619/12/2016N/A
Payday29/09/201622/12/2016N/A
Single $            92.66 $            91.65-$            1.01
Partnered $            69.66 $            68.90-$            0.76
    
    
Education Entry Payment Lump sum 
Education Entry Payment $           208.00 $           208.00 $               -  
    
Crisis payment  Per Event 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $           436.95 $           438.55 $            1.60
Partnered (each) $           329.35 $           330.60 $            1.25
    
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 $            60.76 $            60.76 $               -