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Disability Pension Allowances 20 September 2018

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Old rate

New Rate

Difference

Disability Pension Allowances

01/07/2018

20/09/2018

 

Veterans supplement

 

Fortnightly

 

Veterans supplement (P)

$ 6.20

$ 6.20

$ -

Veterans supplement (T)

$ 6.20

$ 6.20

$ -

Clothing allowance

 

Fortnightly

 

Low rate

$ 6.50

$ 6.60

$ 0.10

Mid rate

$ 9.50

$ 9.70

$ 0.20

High rate

$ 14.00

$ 14.30

$ 0.30

Double rate

$ 20.50

$ 20.90

$ 0.40

Attendant allowance

 

Fortnightly

 

Low rate

$ 166.80

$ 170.30

$ 3.50

High rate

$ 334.00

$ 341.00

$ 7.00

Recreation transport allowance

 

Fortnightly

 

Low rate

$ 44.40

$ 45.30

$ 0.90

High rate

$ 89.30

$ 91.20

$ 1.90

AMS allowances

 

Fortnightly

 

Standard rate

$ 893.50

$ 902.20

$ 8.70

Married rate

$ 673.50

$ 680.10

$ 6.60

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fortnightly

 

Prisoner of War Recognition Supplement

$ 557.40

$ 569.10

$ 11.70

Decoration allowance

$ 2.10

$ 2.10

$ -

Vehicle allowance

$ 89.30

$ 91.20

$ 1.90

 

 

Lump sum

 

Funeral benefit

$ 2,000.00

$ 2,000.00

$ -

 

 

Annual

 

VC allowance

$ 4,447.00

$ 4,541.00

$ 94.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

Per vehicle

 

ATO Car Limit for GST exemption and Motorcylce Benefit

$ 57,581.00

$ 57,581.00

$ -

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indexation factor

 

Part IV indexation factor

1.013

1.008

N/A

 

 

 

 

Veterans' Children Education Scheme (VCES)

 

 

 

Primary students

 

Annual

 

Primary students

$ 270.30

$ 270.30

$ -

Secondary/Tertiary students at home

 

Fortnightly

 

Child 15 years or younger

$ 55.10

$ 55.10

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 0.90

$ 0.90

$ -

Total

$ 56.00

$ 56.00

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 16 or 17 years old

$ 244.10

$ 244.10

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 3.90

$ 3.90

$ -

Total

$ 248.00

$ 248.00

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 18 years or older

$ 293.60

$ 293.60

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 4.60

$ 4.60

$ -

Total

$ 298.20

$ 298.20

$ -

 

 

 

 

Secondary/Tertiary students living away

 

Fortnightly

 

Child 15 years or younger

$ 374.30

$ 374.30

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 5.90

$ 5.90

$ -

Total

$ 380.20

$ 380.20

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 16 or 17 years old

$ 445.80

$ 445.80

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

$ -

Total

$ 452.80

$ 452.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 18 years or older

$ 445.80

$ 445.80

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

$ -

Total

$ 452.80

$ 452.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Secondary/Tertiary students homeless

 

Fortnightly

 

Child 15 years or younger

$ 445.80

$ 445.80

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

$ -

Total

$ 452.80

$ 452.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 16 or 17 years old

$ 445.80

$ 445.80

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

$ -

Total

$ 452.80

$ 452.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 18 years or older

$ 445.80

$ 445.80

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

$ -

Total

$ 452.80

$ 452.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Double orphan

 

Fortnightly

 

Child 15 or younger

$ 247.90

$ 247.90

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 3.90

$ 3.90

$ -

Total

$ 251.80

$ 251.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 16 to 20 years old

$ 445.80

$ 445.80

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 7.00

$ 7.00

$ -

Total

$ 452.80

$ 452.80

$ -

 

 

 

 

Child 21 or older

$ 541.70

$ 541.70

$ -

Energy Supplement

$ 8.60

$ 8.60

$ -

Total

$ 550.30

$ 550.30

$ -

 

 

 

 

Scholarships (Lump sum)

 

Per semester

 

Student start-up scholarship

$ 1,055.00

$ 1,055.00

$ -

 

 

Annual

 

Relocation scholarship - Initial rate

$ 4,459.00

$ 4,459.00

$ -

Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate

$ 2,231.00

$ 2,231.00

$ -

Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate

$ 1,115.00

$ 1,115.00

$ -

Bonus payments

 

Biannual

 

Income Support Bonus

$ 115.40

$ 116.30

$ 0.90