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MRCA Rates & Allowances 1 January 2016

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Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA) Rates & Allowances20/09/201501/01/2016 
MRCA rates   
Wholly dependent partner Weekly 
Extra amount$24.40$24.40$0.00
Base rate$394.20$394.20$0.00
Supplement$14.75$14.75$0.00
Total excl ES$433.35$433.35$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.10$7.10$0.00
Total$440.45$440.45$0.00
Special rate disability pension Weekly 
Special rate disability pension$654.70$654.70$0.00
Energy Supplement$10.75$10.75$0.00
Total payment$665.45$665.45$0.00
Periodic payments Weekly 
Permanent impairment$330.12$330.12$0.00
Energy supplement for permanent impairment$3.80$3.80$0.00
Incapacity commutation limit$212.46$212.46$0.00
Maximum household services$467.42$467.42$0.00
Maximum attendant care services$467.42$467.42$0.00
Eligible young person compensation$141.35$141.35$0.00
Remuneration loading$154.29$154.29$0.00
National Minimum Wage$656.90$656.90$0.00
    
Reimbursement limits Lump sum 
Financial advice compensation$2,506.70$2,506.70$0.00
Funeral compensation$11,459.25$11,459.25$0.00
  Per kilometre 
Travel - Specified rate per kilometre$0.60$0.60$0.00
    
MRCA supplement Fortnightly 
MRCA supplement (T)$6.20$6.20$0.00
MRCA supplement (P)$6.20$6.20$0.00
    
One-off lump sum payments Lump sum 
Eligible young person dependent on a severely impaired person$84,985.00$84,985.00$0.00
Additional compensation following death for dependent partner$141,641.69$141,641.69$0.00
Compensation following death for dependent eligible young persons$84,985.00$84,985.00$0.00
For other eligible dependents$84,985.00$84,985.00$0.00
Limit for other eligible dependents$269,119.21$269,119.21$0.00
    
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS)   
Primary students Annual 
Primary students$258.80$262.70$3.90
Secondary/Tertiary students at home Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger$52.80$53.60$0.80
Energy Supplement$0.90$0.90$0.00
Total$53.70$54.50$0.80
    
Child 16 or 17 years old$233.60$237.10$3.50
Energy Supplement$3.90$3.90$0.00
Total$237.50$241.00$3.50
    
Child 18 years or older$281.00$285.20$4.20
Energy Supplement$4.60$4.60$0.00
Total$285.60$289.80$4.20
    
Secondary/Tertiary students living away Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger$358.30$363.70$5.40
Energy Supplement$5.90$5.90$0.00
Total$364.20$369.60$5.40
    
Child 16 or 17 years old$426.80$433.20$6.40
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$433.80$440.20$6.40
    
Child 18 years or older$426.80$433.20$6.40
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$433.80$440.20$6.40
    
Secondary/Tertiary students homeless Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger$426.80$433.20$6.40
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$433.80$440.20$6.40
    
Child 16 or 17 years old$426.80$433.20$6.40
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$433.80$440.20$6.40
    
Child 18 years or older$426.80$433.20$6.40
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$433.80$440.20$6.40
    
Scholarships Per semester 
Student start-up scholarship$1,025.00$1,025.00$0.00
  Annual 
Relocation scholarship - Initial rate$4,269.00$4,333.00$64.00
Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate$2,135.00$2,167.00$32.00
Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate$1,067.00$1,083.00$16.00
Bonus payments Per semester 
Schoolkids bonus - current calendar year payment rate   
Primary rate$211.00$215.00$4.00
Secondary rate$421.00$428.00$7.00
  Biannual 
Income Support Bonus$110.60$110.60$0.00