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MRCA Rates & Allowances 20 September 2016

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Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA) Rates & Allowances01/07/201620/09/2016 
MRCA rates   
Wholly dependent partner Weekly 
Extra amount $            24.60 $            24.70 $            0.10
Base rate $           397.40 $           398.95 $            1.55
Supplement $            14.85 $            14.90 $            0.05
Total excl ES $           436.85 $           438.55 $            1.70
Energy Supplement $              7.10 $              7.10 $               -  
Total $           443.95 $           445.65 $            1.70
Special rate disability pension Weekly 
Special rate disability pension $           660.00 $           662.70 $            2.70
Energy Supplement $            10.75 $            10.75 $               -  
Total payment $           670.75 $           673.45 $            2.70
Periodic payments Weekly 
Permanent impairment $           335.73 $           335.73 $               -  
Energy supplement for permanent impairment $              3.80 $              3.80 $               -  
Incapacity commutation limit $           216.07 $           216.07 $               -  
Maximum household services $           475.37 $           475.37 $               -  
Maximum attendant care services $           475.37 $           475.37 $               -  
Eligible young person compensation $           143.75 $           143.75 $               -  
Remuneration loading $           158.16 $           158.16 $               -  
National Minimum Wage $           672.70 $           672.70 $               -  
    
Reimbursement limits Lump sum 
Financial advice compensation $        2,549.31 $        2,549.31 $               -  
Funeral compensation $      11,654.06 $      11,654.06 $               -  
  Per kilometre 
Travel - Specified rate per kilometre $              0.60 $              0.60 $               -  
    
MRCA supplement Fortnightly 
MRCA supplement (T) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
MRCA supplement (P) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
    
One-off lump sum payments Lump sum 
Eligible young person dependent on a severely impaired person $      86,429.75 $      86,429.75 $               -  
Additional compensation following death for dependent partner $    144,049.60 $    144,049.60 $               -  
Compensation following death for dependent eligible young persons $      86,429.75 $      86,429.75 $               -  
For other eligible dependents $      86,429.75 $      86,429.75 $               -  
Limit for other eligible dependents $    273,694.24 $    273,694.24 $               -  
    
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS)   
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 $               -  
    
Scholarships 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