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Service Pension Rates

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FORTNIGHTLY RATES EFFECTIVE PAYDAY 12 JULY 2001

(Date of Effect 01/07/2001)

 

 

 

 

 

Service Pension

 

 

These rates exclude Pharmaceutical Allowance (P.A).

 

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$386.50

$386.50

Pension Supplement

$15.50

$15.50

Total excluding PA

$402.00

$402.00

 

 

 

Partnered - Each

$322.70

$322.70

Pension Supplement

$12.80

$12.80

Total excluding PA

$335.50

$335.50

 

 

 

Ceiling rates

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Income Support Supplement – ISS

$124.90

$124.90

Veteran SP War Widow/Widower

$124.90

$124.90

A higher ceiling may apply to widows/widowers

 

continuously in receipt since 1 November 1986

 

 

 

 

**Dependent Child Add-On

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Each child under 13 yrs

$81.30

$81.30

Each child 13 to 15 yrs

$113.40

$113.40

Guardian Allowance

$40.10

$40.10

Additional free area for children

$24.60

$24.60

 

 

 

Rent Assistance Rates

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

NO CHILDREN

 

 

Not a Member of a Couple

$88.00

$88.00

Partnered - Combined

$82.80

$82.80

Shared Renter – Social Security Age Pension

$58.70

$58.70

 

 

 

**1 - 2 CHILDREN

 

 

Not a Member of a Couple

$102.80

$102.80

Partnered - Combined

$102.80

$102.80

 

 

 

**3 OR MORE CHILDREN

 

 

Not a Member of a Couple

$116.60

$116.60

Partnered - Combined

$116.60

$116.60

Unless specifically mentioned the rates for clients separated for medical reasons are the same as those for "not members of a couple".

 

 

 

Rent Assistance Thresholds

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

NO CHILDREN

 

 

Not a Member of a Couple

$78.00

$78.00

Partnered - Combined

$127.00

$127.00

 

 

 

**WITH CHILDREN

 

 

Not a Member of a Couple

$102.60

$102.60

Partnered - Combined

$151.80

$151.80

 

 

 

**These rates only apply to DVA 'saved' child related payment cases.

Child related payments and rent assistance are paid as part of the Family Tax benefit through the Family Assistance Office while dependant children are under 16 years.