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Disability Pension - VCES, Frozen And Miscellaneous Rates

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FROZEN AND MISCELLANEOUS RATES EFFECTIVE PAYDAY 11 JULY 2002

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION ALLOWANCE (Effective 10/01/2002)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Primary Students (annual payment)

 

$181.80

$181.80

 

 

 

 

Secondary Students (fortnightly rates)

 

 

 

Under 16 & living at home (group A)

 

$37.40

$37.40

16-17 & living at home (group B)

 

$165.10

$165.10

18+ & living at home (group C)

 

$198.60

$198.60

Under 16 & living away

 

$199.41

$199.41

16-17 & living away

 

$301.70

$301.70

18+ & living away

 

$301.70

$301.70

Under 16 & Homeless

 

$301.70

$301.70

16-17 & Homeless

 

$301.70

$301.70

18+ & Homeless

 

$301.70

$301.70

 

 

 

 

Tertiary Students (fortnightly rates)

 

 

 

16-17 & living at home

 

$165.10

$165.10

16-17 & living away

 

$301.70

$301.70

18+ & living at home

 

$198.60

$198.60

18+ & living away

 

$301.70

$301.70

 

 

 

 

Double Orphans (fortnightly rates)

 

 

 

Secondary & Tertiary

 

 

 

Under 16 years

 

$164.50

$164.50

16-20 years

 

$301.70

$301.70

21 years & over

 

$366.40

$366.40

 

 

 

 

MAINTENANCE INCOME FREE AREA (Effective 1/07/2002)

 

Claimant & one child

 

$1,062.15

$1,095.00

Partnered, one child each,

 

$2,124.30

$2,190.00

both partners in receipt

 

 

 

Partnered, one child,

 

$1,062.15

$1,095.00

one partner in receipt

 

 

 

For each additional child

 

$354.05

$365.00

 

 

 

 

WITHOUT ADEQUATE MEANS OF SUPPORT (AMS) (Effective 13/07/2000)

1st schedule payments

 

 

 

Widowed mother

 

$17.68

$17.68

Other mother widow/mother/father

L.E.

$17.68

$17.68

Other mother/father

 

$10.92

$10.92

Section 39(4) child

L.E.

$17.68

$17.68

Dependants of 2 deceased vets

L.E.

$43.68

$43.68

 

 

 

 

3rd schedule payments

 

 

 

Other mother/father

L.E.

$4.16

$4.16

Living allowance Reg 3(5) Reg 176

L.E.

$4.99

$4.99

All other deceased cases

L.E.

$199.68

$199.68

 

 

 

 

Misc incapacity cases

 

 

 

Parents and others

L.E.

$8.42

$8.42

Other except 39(4)

L.E.

$21.84

$21.84

Sec 39(4) child

L.E.

$35.36

$35.36

 

 

 

 

AMS Allowances - Regs 32, 34, 34AA

 

 

 

Effective 20/03/2002

 

 

 

Standard rate

L.E.

$421.80

$421.80

Married rate

L.E.

$352.10

$352.10

 

 

 

 

MISCELLANEOUS PAYMENTS

 

 

 

Funeral Benefit (Effective 1/7/2000)

 

$572.00

$572.00

Decoration Allowance (Effective 13/7/2000 )

$2.10

$2.10

Victoria Cross Allowance (Annual payment effective 1/7/2000)

$2,808.00

$2,808.00

Vehicle Allowance (Annual payment effective 20/9/2001)

$1,554.80

$1,554.80

Education Entry Payment

 

$208.00

$208.00