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Service & Disability Pension Allowance Rates

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ALLOWANCES EFFECTIVE PAYDAY 31 March 2005

 

 

 

 

 

Utilities Allowance (Paid half yearly)

 

 

(effective 20 March 2005)

 

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

 

$50.00

Partnered - Each

 

$25.00

Illness or Respite separated - Each

 

$50.00

 

 

 

Seniors Concession Allowance (Paid half yearly)

 

 

(effective 1 December 2004)

 

NEW RATE

CSH Card Holder

 

$100.00

 

 

 

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

$19.80

$19.80

1/2 Base Rate

$9.90

$9.90

World War One Rate

$80.85

$80.85

 

 

 

Deeming rates

 

 

(effective 20 March 2004)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Up to Threshold

3.00%

3.00%

Above Threshold

5.00%

5.00%

 

 

 

Deeming Thresholds

 

 

(effective 1 July 2004)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$36,400

$36,400

Partnered - Combined

$60,600

$60,600

 

 

 

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

40 cents in the dollar

 

 

 

Pharmaceutical Allowance (effective 1 January 2001)

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Not a Member of a Couple

$5.80

$5.80

Partnered - Each

$2.90

$2.90

Illness Separated - Each

$5.80

$5.80

Widow's rate

$5.80

$5.80

Orphan's rate

$5.80

$5.80

 

 

 

 

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Patient Contribution Rate

$385.56

$390.04

 

 

 

Income Limits for Student Child and Earnings Limit

for an Employed Child

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

Student Child (16-22 years)

$8,339.25

$8,339.25

Employed Child (under 16 years)

$7,911.80

$7,911.80

 

 

 

Clothing Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$10.10

$10.10

Mid rate

$6.90

$6.90

Low rate

$4.70

$4.70

 

 

 

Attendant Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$243.00

$243.00

Low rate

$121.40

$121.40

 

 

 

Recreation Transport Allowance

OLD RATE

NEW RATE

High rate

$64.80

$64.80

Low rate

$32.30

$32.30