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Disability Pension Allowances 20 March 2019

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 Old rateNew RateDifference
Disability Pension Allowances01/01/201920/03/2019 
Veterans supplement Fortnightly 
Veterans supplement (P) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
Veterans supplement (T) $              6.20 $              6.20 $               -  
Clothing allowance Fortnightly 
Low rate $              6.60 $              6.60 $               -  
Mid rate $              9.70 $              9.70 $               -  
High rate $            14.30 $            14.30 $               -  
Double rate $            20.90 $            20.90 $               -  
Attendant allowance Fortnightly 
Low rate $           170.30 $           170.30 $               -  
High rate $           341.00 $           341.00 $               -  
Recreation transport allowance Fortnightly 
Low rate $            45.30 $            45.30 $               -  
High rate $            91.20 $            91.20 $               -  
AMS allowances Fortnightly 
Standard rate $           902.20 $           912.10 $            9.90
Married rate $           680.10 $           687.50 $            7.40
    
  Fortnightly 
Prisoner of War Recognition Supplement $           569.10 $           569.10 $               -  
Decoration allowance $              2.10 $              2.10 $               -  
Vehicle allowance $            91.20 $            91.20 $               -  
  Lump sum 
Funeral benefit $        2,000.00 $        2,000.00 $               -  
  Annual 
VC allowance  $        4,541.00 $        4,541.00 $               -  
    
  Per vehicle 
ATO Car Limit  for GST exemption and Motorcylce Benefit $      57,581.00 $      57,581.00 $               -  
    
  Indexation factor
Part IV indexation factor1.0081.010N/A
    
Veterans' Children Education Scheme (VCES)   
Primary students Annual 
Primary students $           276.00 $           276.00 $               -  
Secondary/Tertiary students at home Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $            56.30 $            56.30 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              0.90 $              0.90 $               -  
Total $            57.20 $            57.20 $               -  
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           249.20 $           249.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              3.90 $              3.90 $               -  
Total $           253.10 $           253.10 $               -  
    
Child 18 years or older $           299.80 $           299.80 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              4.60 $              4.60 $               -  
Total $           304.40 $           304.40 $               -  
    
Secondary/Tertiary students living away Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $           382.20 $           382.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              5.90 $              5.90 $               -  
Total $           388.10 $           388.10 $               -  
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           455.20 $           455.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           462.20 $           462.20 $               -  
    
Child 18 years or older $           455.20 $           455.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           462.20 $           462.20 $               -  
    
Secondary/Tertiary students homeless Fortnightly 
Child 15 years or younger $           455.20 $           455.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           462.20 $           462.20 $               -  
    
Child 16 or 17 years old $           455.20 $           455.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           462.20 $           462.20 $               -  
    
Child 18 years or older $           455.20 $           455.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           462.20 $           462.20 $               -  
    
Double orphan Fortnightly 
Child 15 or younger $           253.10 $           253.10 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              3.90 $              3.90 $               -  
Total $           257.00 $           257.00 $               -  
    
Child 16 to 20 years old $           455.20 $           455.20 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              7.00 $              7.00 $               -  
Total $           462.20 $           462.20 $               -  
    
Child 21 or older $           553.10 $           553.10 $               -  
Energy Supplement $              8.60 $              8.60 $               -  
Total $           561.70 $           561.70 $               -  
    
Scholarships (Lump sum) Per semester 
Student start-up scholarship $        1,077.00 $        1,077.00 $               -  
  Annual 
Relocation scholarship - Initial rate $        4,553.00 $        4,553.00 $               -  
Relocation scholarship - intermediate rate $        2,278.00 $        2,278.00 $               -  
Relocation scholarship - ongoing rate $        1,138.00 $        1,138.00 $               -  
Bonus payments Biannual 
Income Support Bonus $           116.30 $           117.50 $            1.20