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DRCA and Defence Act payments 20 March 2022

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DRCA & Other Acts01/01/202220/03/2022 
DRCA lump sums Lump Sums 
Maximum death lump sum - 17(3) $     583,419.44 $     583,419.44 $                 -  
Maximum death lump sum - 17(4) $     583,419.44 $     583,419.44 $                 -  
Funeral expenses reimbursement limit - 18(2) $       12,603.88 $       12,603.88 $                 -  
Maximum lump sum permanent impairment $     197,952.37 $     197,952.37 $                 -  
Maximum lump sum impairment component - NEL A $       37,116.09 $       37,116.09 $                 -  
Maximum lump sum non-economic loss component - NEL B $       37,116.09 $       37,116.09 $                 -  
DRCA weekly payments Weekly 
Death - dependent child - 17(5) $            160.45 $            160.45 $                 -  
Incapacity - minimum earnings - 19(7) $            499.83 $            499.83 $                 -  
Incapacity - prescribed person - 19(8) $            123.77 $            123.77 $                 -  
Incapacity - dependent child - 19(9) $              61.83 $              61.83 $                 -  
Maximum household services $            494.85 $            494.85 $                 -  
Maxmium attendant care service $            494.85 $            494.85 $                 -  
Redemption eligibility ceiling - 30(1) $            123.77 $            123.77 $                 -  
Redemption eligibility ceiling - 137(1) $            123.77 $            123.77 $                 -  
    
Travel for Treatment Per kilometre 
Specified rate per kilometre $                0.68 $                0.68 $                 -  
    
Incapacity payment limit Weekly 
150% AWOTEFA $         2,605.65 $         2,622.60 $           16.95
Effective dateN/A24/02/2022N/A
    
Superannuation   
Superannuation amount - CPI only1.50%1.50%N/A
Superannuation amount - CPI PBLCI MTAWE1.50%1.50%N/A
    
Weekly interest on lump sums Interest 
Specified weekly interest on lump sums1.01%1.01%N/A
    
Incapacity payment indexation of normal weekly earnings   
Indexation of normal weekly earnings (wage price index)1.50%1.50%N/A
    
DRCA Supplement Per fortnight 
DRCA supplement $                6.40 $                6.40 $                 -  
    
Defence Act payments Lump Sums 
Additional death benefit lump sum - spouse $       64,410.31 $       64,410.31 $                 -  
Addition to maximum SRCA permanent impairment payment used to calculate severe injury adjustment $       84,612.18 $       84,612.18 $                 -  
Dependent child benefit lump sum limit $       94,672.88 $       94,672.88 $                 -  
Financial advice lump sum limit $         1,784.05 $         1,784.05 $                 -  
    
BNT/BCOF Act Per fortnight 
Pharmaceutical supplement $                6.40 $                6.40 $                 -