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Income support payment rates 20 September 2022

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 01/07/202220/09/2022 
Income support payment rates   
Service pension, non-transitional   
Single Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $              900.80 $              936.80 $             36.00
Total pension supplement $                72.70 $                75.60 $               2.90
     Basic pension supplement $                25.20 $                26.20 $               1.00
     Minimum pension supplement $                39.10 $                40.70 $               1.90
     Remaining pension supplement $                  8.40 $                  8.70 $               0.30
Energy supplement $                14.10 $                14.10 $                    -  
Total service pension $              987.60 $           1,026.50 $             38.90
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $                47.50 $                49.40 $               1.90
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $                25.20 $                26.20 $               1.00
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $              679.00 $              706.20 $             27.20
Total pension supplement $                54.80 $                57.00 $               2.20
     Basic pension supplement $                20.80 $                21.60 $               0.80
     Minimum pension supplement $                29.50 $                30.70 $               1.20
     Remaining pension supplement $                  4.50 $                  4.70 $               0.20
Energy supplement $                10.60 $                10.60 $                    -  
Total service pension $              744.40 $              773.80 $             29.40
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $                34.00 $                35.40 $               1.40
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $                20.80 $                21.60 $               0.80
    
Service pension, transitional   
Single Fortnightly 
Basic pension supplement $              742.70 $              772.40 $             29.70
Minimum pension supplement $                39.10 $                40.70 $               1.60
Remaining pension supplement $                28.10 $                29.20 $               1.10
Energy supplement $                14.10 $                14.10 $                    -  
Total service pension $              824.00 $              856.40 $             32.40
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $                67.20 $                69.90 $               2.70
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $                25.20 $                26.20 $               1.00
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Basic pension supplement $              620.80 $              645.60 $             24.80
Minimum pension supplement $                29.50 $                30.70 $               1.20
Remaining pension supplement $                  3.80 $                  4.00 $               0.20
Energy supplement $                10.60 $                10.60 $                    -  
Total service pension $              664.70 $              690.90 $             26.20
  Fortnightly 
Tax exempt pension supplement $                33.30 $                34.70 $               1.40
Pension supplement component for pension bonus $                20.80 $                21.60 $               0.80
    
Income support supplement Fortnightly 
Ceiling rate $              297.60 $              309.60 $             12.00
Minimum payment amount (single) $                39.10 $                40.70 $               1.60
Minimum payment amount (partnered) $                29.50 $                30.70 $               1.20
Tax exempt amount (single) $                39.10 $                40.70 $               1.60
Tax exempt amount (partnered) $                29.50 $                30.70 $               1.20
    
Veteran payment   
Single Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $              996.80 $           1,036.70 $             39.90
Total pension supplement $                72.70 $                75.60 $               2.90
     Basic pension supplement $                25.20 $                26.20 $               1.00
     Minimum pension supplement $                39.10 $                40.70 $               1.60
     Remaining pension supplement $                  8.40 $                  8.70 $               0.30
Total veteran payment $           1,069.50 $           1,112.30 $             42.80
    
Partnered (each) Fortnightly 
Maximum basic rate $              779.00 $              810.20 $             31.20
Total pension supplement $                54.80 $                57.00 $               2.20
     Basic pension supplement $                20.80 $                21.60 $               0.80
     Minimum pension supplement $                29.50 $                30.70 $               1.20
     Remaining pension supplement $                  4.50 $                  4.70 $               0.20
Total veteran payment $              833.80 $              867.20 $             33.40
    
    
Rent assistance   
No children Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $              145.80 $              151.60 $               5.80
Partnered (combined) $              137.40 $              142.80 $               5.40
SSA Age Pensioner, shared accommodation $                97.20 $              101.07 $               3.87
    
Rent assistance threshold   
No children Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $              130.20 $              135.40 $               5.20
Partnered (combined) $              210.80 $              219.20 $               8.40
    
Remote area allowance Fortnightly 
Single rate, including illness separated, respite care, and partnered where the partner does not receive RAA $                18.20 $                18.20 $                    -  
Partnered (combined) (both receiving RAA) $                15.60 $                15.60 $                    -  
Child $                  7.30 $                  7.30 $                    -  
    
Maximum pension bonus   
Single Lump sum 
1 bonus period $           2,263.10 $           2,353.60 $             90.50
2 bonus periods $           9,052.60 $           9,414.30 $           361.70
3 bonus periods $         20,368.30 $         21,182.10 $           813.80
4 bonus periods $         36,210.30 $         37,657.20 $        1,446.90
5 bonus periods $         56,578.60 $         58,839.30 $        2,260.70
Partnered Lump sum 
1 bonus period $           1,710.30 $           1,778.70 $             68.40
2 bonus periods $           6,841.20 $           7,115.00 $           273.80
3 bonus periods $         15,392.80 $         16,008.70 $           615.90
4 bonus periods $         27,365.00 $         28,459.90 $        1,094.90
5 bonus periods $         42,757.80 $         44,468.60 $        1,710.80
    
Advance payments   
Lump sum Lump sum 
Minimum advance, single $              467.20 $              485.85 $             18.65
Maximum advance, single $           1,401.60 $           1,457.55 $             55.95
Minimum advance, partnered (each) $              352.15 $              366.25 $             14.10
Maximum advance, partnered (each) $           1,056.45 $           1,098.75 $             42.30
Repayments Fortnightly 
Minimum repayment single $                35.94 $                37.37 $               1.43
Maximum repayment single $              107.82 $              112.12 $               4.30
Minimum repayment partnered (each) $                27.09 $                28.17 $               1.08
Maximum repayment partnered (each) $                81.27 $                84.52 $               3.25
    
Energy supplement for certain CSHC and Gold Card holders Annual 
Single $              366.60 $              366.60 $                    -  
Partnered $              275.60 $              275.60 $                    -  
  Quarterly 
Quarter ending19/09/202219/12/2022N/A
Payday22/09/202229/12/2022N/A
Single $                92.66 $                91.65-$               1.01
Partnered $                69.66 $                68.90-$               0.76
    
    
Education Entry Payment Lump sum 
Education Entry Payment $              208.00 $              208.00 $                    -  
    
Crisis payment  Per Event 
Single rate, including illness separated and respite care $              493.80 $              513.25 $             19.45
Partnered (each) $              372.20 $              386.90 $             14.70
    
Dependent child add-on Fortnightly 
Child 12 or younger $              134.40 $              134.40 $                    -  
Child 13 - 15 years old $              193.90 $              193.90 $                    -  
    
Guardian allowance Fortnightly 
Guardian allowance $                67.90 $                67.90 $                    -