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MRCA Rates & Allowances 1 July 2016

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 Old rateNew RateDifference
Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA) Rates & Allowances20/03/201601/07/2016 
MRCA rates   
Wholly dependent partner Weekly 
Extra amount$24.60$24.60$0.00
Base rate$397.40$397.40$0.00
Supplement$14.85$14.85$0.00
Total excl ES$436.85$436.85$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.10$7.10$0.00
Total$443.95$443.95$0.00
Special rate disability pension Weekly 
Special rate disability pension$660.00$660.00$0.00
Energy Supplement$10.75$10.75$0.00
Total payment$670.75$670.75$0.00
Periodic payments Weekly 
Permanent impairment$330.12$335.73$5.61
Energy supplement for permanent impairment$3.80$3.80$0.00
Incapacity commutation limit$212.46$216.07$3.61
Maximum household services$467.42$475.37$7.95
Maximum attendant care services$467.42$475.37$7.95
Eligible young person compensation$141.35$143.75$2.40
Remuneration loading$154.29$158.16$3.87
National Minimum Wage$656.90$672.70$15.80
    
Reimbursement limits Lump sum 
Financial advice compensation$2,506.70$2,549.31$42.61
Funeral compensation$11,459.25$11,654.06$194.81
  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$86,429.75$1,444.75
Additional compensation following death for dependent partner$141,641.69$144,049.60$2,407.91
Compensation following death for dependent eligible young persons$84,985.00$86,429.75$1,444.75
For other eligible dependents$84,985.00$86,429.75$1,444.75
Limit for other eligible dependents$269,119.21$273,694.24$4,575.03
    
Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme (MRCAETS)   
Primary students Annual 
Primary students$262.70$262.70$0.00
Secondary/Tertiary students at home Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger$53.60$53.60$0.00
Energy Supplement$0.90$0.90$0.00
Total$54.50$54.50$0.00
    
Child 16 or 17 years old$237.10$237.10$0.00
Energy Supplement$3.90$3.90$0.00
Total$241.00$241.00$0.00
    
Child 18 years or older$285.20$285.20$0.00
Energy Supplement$4.60$4.60$0.00
Total$289.80$289.80$0.00
    
Secondary/Tertiary students living away Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger$363.70$363.70$0.00
Energy Supplement$5.90$5.90$0.00
Total$369.60$369.60$0.00
    
Child 16 or 17 years old$433.20$433.20$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$440.20$440.20$0.00
    
Child 18 years or older$433.20$433.20$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$440.20$440.20$0.00
    
Secondary/Tertiary students homeless Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger$433.20$433.20$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$440.20$440.20$0.00
    
Child 16 or 17 years old$433.20$433.20$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$440.20$440.20$0.00
    
Child 18 years or older$433.20$433.20$0.00
Energy Supplement$7.00$7.00$0.00
Total$440.20$440.20$0.00
    
Scholarships Per semester 
Student start-up scholarship$1,025.00$1,025.00$0.00
  Annual 
Relocation scholarship - Initial rate$4,333.00$4,333.00$0.00
Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate$2,167.00$2,167.00$0.00
Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate$1,083.00$1,083.00$0.00
Bonus payments Per semester 
Schoolkids bonus - current calendar year payment rate   
Primary rate$215.00$215.00$0.00
Secondary rate$428.00$428.00$0.00
  Biannual 
Income Support Bonus$111.50$111.50$0.00