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FROZEN AND MISCELLANEOUS RATES EFFECTIVE PAYDAY 1 APRIL 2004
       

EDUCATION ALLOWANCE (Effective 08/01/2004)

 OLD RATE NEW RATE
Primary Students (annual payment)   $191.90 $191.90
       
Secondary Students (fortnightly rates)    
Under 16 & living at home (group A)   $39.40 $39.40
16-17 & living at home (group B)   $174.30 $174.30
18+ & living at home (group C)   $209.70 $209.70
Under 16 & living away   $209.96 $209.96
16-17 & living away   $318.50 $318.50
18+ & living away   $318.50 $318.50
Under 16 & Homeless   $318.50 $318.50
16-17 & Homeless   $318.50 $318.50
18+ & Homeless   $318.50 $318.50
       
Tertiary Students (fortnightly rates)      
16-17 & living at home   $174.30 $174.30
16-17 & living away   $318.50 $318.50
18+ & living at home   $209.70 $209.70
18+ & living away   $318.50 $318.50
       
Double Orphans (fortnightly rates)      
Secondary & Tertiary      
Under 16 years   $173.70 $173.70
16-20 years   $318.50 $318.50
21 years & over   $386.90 $386.90
       

MAINTENANCE INCOME FREE AREA (Effective 1/07/2003)

 
Claimant & one child   $1,127.85 $1,127.85
Partnered, one child each,   $2,255.70 $2,255.70
both partners in receipt      
Partnered, one child,   $1,127.85 $1,127.85
one partner in receipt      
For each additional child   $375.95 $375.95
       

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 20/03/2004      
Standard rate L.E. $452.80 $464.20
Married rate L.E. $378.00 $387.60
       

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 20/9/2003 ) $1,643.20 $1,643.20
Education Entry Payment   $208.00 $208.00