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Service & Disability Pension Allowance Rates

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ALLOWANCES EFFECTIVE PAYDAY 23 MARCH 2000

 

 

 

 

 

Remote Area Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$17.50

$17.50

Partnered - Each

$15.00

$15.00

Spouse, Widow/er

$17.50

$17.50

Each Child

$7.00

$7.00

 

 

 

Telephone Allowance (Paid Quarterly)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Base Rate

$16.00

$16.00

1/2 Base Rate

$8.00

$8.00

World War One Rate

$42.50

$42.50

 

 

 

Deeming rates

 

 

(effective 21 March 2000)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Up to Threshold

3.00%

3.50%

Above Threshold

4.50%

5.50%

 

 

 

Deeming Thresholds

 

 

(effective 1 July 1999)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$30,800

$30,800

Partnered - Combined

$51,200

$51,200

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$5.40

$5.40

Partnered - Each

$2.70

$2.70

Illness Separated - Each

$5.40

$5.40

Widow's rate

$5.40

$5.40

Orphan's rate

$5.40

$5.40

 

 

 

 

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Patient Contribution Rate

$311.50

$316.12

 

 

 

Income Limits for Student Child and Earnings Limit for an Employed Child

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Student Child (16-22 years)

$7,045.00

$7,045.00

Employed Child (under 16 years)

$6,684.60

$6,684.60

 

 

 

Clothing Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$8.40

$8.40

Mid rate

$5.60

$5.60

Low rate

$3.90

$3.90

 

 

 

Attendant Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$201.20

$201.20

Low rate

$100.60

$100.60

 

 

 

Recreation Transport Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$53.60

$53.60

Low rate

$26.80

$26.80