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9.3.3 Payment of MRCA Supplement

The MRCA supplement is payable at a rate of either $6.00 (low rate) per fortnight or $12.00 (high rate) per fortnight, depending on the person's eligibility.

A person will be eligible for the MRCA Supplement at the low rate if they have a Repatriation Health Card (section 300).

A person will be eligible for the MRCA Supplement at the high rate if they have a Repatriation Health Card and they are either:

  • eligible for the Special Rate Disability Pension (SRDP) safety net payment (subsection 221(1)); or
  • assessed as having a permanent impairment at or above 80 points (subsection 221(2).