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MRCA Rates & Allowances 20 September 2018

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Old rate

New Rate

Difference

Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA) Rates & Allowances

01/07/2018

20/09/2018

 

MRCA rates

 

 

 

Wholly dependent partner

 

Weekly

 

Extra amount

$ 25.65

$ 25.95

$ 0.30

Base rate

$ 413.10

$ 417.20

$ 4.10

Supplement

$ 15.40

$ 15.50

$ 0.10

Total excl ES

$ 454.15

$ 458.65

$ 4.50

Energy Supplement

$ 7.10

$ 7.10

$ -

Total

$ 461.25

$ 465.75

$ 4.50

Special rate disability pension

 

Weekly

 

Special rate disability pension

$ 686.35

$ 693.25

$ 6.90

Energy Supplement

$ 10.75

$ 10.75

$ -

Total payment

$ 697.10

$ 704.00

$ 6.90

Periodic payments

 

Weekly

 

Permanent impairment

$ 347.24

$ 347.24

$ -

Energy supplement for permanent impairment

$ 3.80

$ 3.80

$ -

Incapacity commutation limit

$ 223.48

$ 223.48

$ -

Maximum household services

$ 491.67

$ 491.67

$ -

Maximum attendant care services

$ 491.67

$ 491.67

$ -

Eligible young person compensation

$ 148.68

$ 148.68

$ -

Remuneration loading

$ 164.55

$ 164.55

$ -

National Minimum Wage

$ 719.20

$ 719.20

$ -

 

 

 

 

Reimbursement limits

 

Lump sum

 

Financial advice compensation

$ 2,636.71

$ 2,636.71

$ -

Funeral compensation

$ 12,053.62

$ 12,053.62

$ -

 

 

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

$ 89,393.00

$ 89,393.00

$ -

Additional compensation following death for dependent partner

$ 148,988.34

$ 148,988.34

$ -

Compensation following death for dependent eligible young persons

$ 89,393.00

$ 89,393.00

$ -

For other eligible dependents

$ 89,393.00

$ 89,393.00

$ -

Limit for other eligible dependents

$ 283,077.84

$ 283,077.84

$ -

 

 

 

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS)

 

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

$ -

 

 

 

 

Scholarships

 

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