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Service & Disability Pension Allowance Rates

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ALLOWANCES EFFECTIVE PAYDAY 5 OCTOBER 2000

 

 

 

 

 

Remote Area Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$18.20

$18.20

Partnered - Each

$15.60

$15.60

Spouse, Widow/er

$18.20

$18.20

Each Child

$7.30

$7.30

 

 

 

Telephone Allowance (Paid Quarterly)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Base Rate

$16.60

$17.20

1/2 Base Rate

$8.30

$8.60

World War One Rate

$46.75

$46.75

 

 

 

Deeming rates

 

 

(effective 21 March 2000)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Up to Threshold

3.50%

3.50%

Above Threshold

5.50%

5.50%

 

 

 

Deeming Thresholds

 

 

(effective 1 July 2000)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$31,600

$31,600

Partnered - Combined

$52,600

$52,600

 

 

 

Service Pension Taper - (effective 01/07/2000)

40 cents in the dollar

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$5.60

$5.60

Partnered - Each

$2.80

$2.80

Illness Separated - Each

$5.60

$5.60

Widow's rate

$5.60

$5.60

Orphan's rate

$5.60

$5.60

 

 

 

 

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Patient Contribution Rate

$316.12

$322.00

 

 

 

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

$8.70

$9.00

Mid rate

$5.80

$6.00

Low rate

$4.10

$4.20

 

 

 

Attendant Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$209.20

$215.90

Low rate

$104.60

$107.90

 

 

 

Recreation Transport Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$55.70

$57.50

Low rate

$27.90

$28.80