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Other income support thresholds and limits

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Seniors Health Card Income Limit

Annual

Single rate, including illness separated and respite care

$50,000.00

$50,000.00

$0.00

Partnered (each)

$40,000.00

$40,000.00

$0.00

Minimum rent for maximum Rent Assistance (RA)

Single, no children

$267.07

$268.73

$1.67

Partnered, no children

$324.73

$326.53

$1.80

Primary production attribution threshold

Limit

Primary production attribution threshold (assets)

$1,085,500.00

$1,085,500.00

$0.00

Primary production attribution threshold (annual income)

$47,815.00

$47,815.00

$0.00

Exempt funeral investment threshold

Limit

Exempt funeral investment threshold

$11,500.00

$11,500.00

$0.00

Special disability trust asset limit

Limit

Asset value limit

$596,500.00

$596,500.00

$0.00

Child income limits

Limit

Child 15 or younger (per week)

$187.60

$187.60

$0.00

Child 16 or older (per annum)

$10,282.80

$10,282.80

$0.00

Maintenance income free area

Annual

Amount per person (1 child)

$1,445.40

$1,445.40

$0.00

Amount per additional child

$481.80

$481.80

$0.00

Aged care

Standard pensioner contribution

Fortnightly

Standard pensioner contribution - general

$590.94

$605.08

$14.14

Standard pensioner contribution - phased

$577.08

$598.08

$21.00

Standard pensioner contribution - protected resident

$538.72

$551.74

$13.02

Standard pensioner contribution - certain pre 2008 reform residents

$670.88

$686.98

$16.10

Income and Asset limits

Annual

Minimum permissable asset value

$40,500.00

$41,500.00

$1,000.00

Partially supported resident

$108,266.40

$109,640.80

$1,374.40

Concessional resident

$40,500.00

$41,500.00

$1,000.00

Assisted resident

$65,500.00

$67,000.00

$1,500.00

Threshold amount

$6,398.60

$6,552.00

$153.40