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Income support income limits 20 September 2023

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Income support income limits01/07/202320/09/2023 
Income free area Fortnightly 
Single $           204.00 $           204.00 $                -  
Partnered (combined), including illness separated and respite care $           360.00 $           360.00 $                -  
Additional amount for dependent children (transitional only) $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
Work Bonus $           300.00 $           300.00 $                -  
  Annual 
Work Bonus Bank $       11,800.00 $       11,800.00 $                -  
    
Income Limit at which SP/AP ceases (non-transitional)   
SP with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,332.00 $         2,397.40 $           65.40
Partnered - combined $         3,568.00 $         3,666.80 $           98.80
Illness Separated - combined $         4,616.00 $         4,746.80 $         130.80
SP with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,646.40 $         2,767.00 $         120.60
Partnered - combined $         3,864.00 $         4,014.80 $         150.80
Illness Separated - combined $         5,244.80 $         5,486.00 $         241.20
    
Income Limit at which ISS ceases (non-transitional)   
ISS with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,303.80 $         2,369.20 $           65.40
Partnered - combined $         3,525.60 $         3,624.40 $           98.80
Illness Separated - combined $         4,559.60 $         4,690.40 $         130.80
ISS with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,618.20 $         2,738.80 $         120.60
Partnered - combined $         3,821.60 $         3,972.40 $         150.80
Illness Separated - combined $         5,188.40 $         5,429.60 $         241.20
    
Income Limit at which SP/AP ceases (transitional)   
SP with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,423.00 $         2,471.00 $           48.00
Partnered - combined $         3,940.50 $         4,018.00 $           77.50
Illness Separated - combined $         4,798.00 $         4,894.00 $           96.00
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
SP with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,816.00 $         2,933.00 $         117.00
Partnered - combined $         4,310.50 $         4,453.00 $         142.50
Illness Separated - combined $         5,584.00 $         5,818.00 $         234.00
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
    
Income Limit at which ISS ceases (transitional)   
ISS with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,387.75 $         2,435.75 $           48.00
Partnered - combined $         3,887.50 $         3,965.00 $           77.50
Illness Separated - combined $         4,727.50 $         4,823.50 $           96.00
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
ISS with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,780.75 $         2,897.75 $         117.00
Partnered - combined $         4,257.50 $         4,400.00 $         142.50
Illness Separated - combined $         5,513.50 $         5,747.50 $         234.00
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
    
Income Limit at which VP ceases   
VP with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,511.00 $         2,583.40 $           72.40
Partnered - combined $         3,957.20 $         4,070.40 $         113.20
Illness Separated - combined $         4,974.00 $         5,118.80 $         144.80
VP with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,825.40 $         2,953.00 $         127.60
Partnered - combined $         4,253.20 $         4,418.40 $         165.20
Illness Separated - combined $         5,602.80 $         5,858.00 $         255.20
    
Income at which minimum payment paid (non-transitional) Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,219.40 $         2,283.00 $           63.60
Partnered - combined $         3,398.40 $         3,494.40 $           96.00
Illness Separated - combined $         4,390.80 $         4,518.00 $         127.20
    
Income at which minimum payment paid (transitional) Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,282.25 $         2,328.00 $           45.75
Partnered - combined $         3,728.50 $         3,802.50 $           74.00
Illness Separated - combined $         4,516.50 $         4,608.00 $           91.50
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
    
Income at which minimum payment paid (veteran payment) Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         2,426.60 $         2,497.20 $           70.60
Partnered - combined $         3,830.00 $         3,940.40 $         110.40
Illness Separated - combined $         4,805.20 $         4,946.40 $         141.20
    
Adjusted Income at which ISS reduces (non-transitional) Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         1,661.60 $         1,706.40 $           44.80
Partnered - combined $         2,241.20 $         2,298.80 $           57.60
Illness Separated - combined $         3,275.20 $         3,364.80 $           89.60
    
Adjusted Income at which ISS reduces (transitional) Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         1,585.00 $         1,607.25 $           22.25
Partnered - combined $         2,282.00 $         2,308.00 $           26.00
Illness Separated - combined $         3,122.00 $         3,166.50 $           44.50
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
    
Adjusted income (excl WWP) at which ISS ceases (non-transitional)   
ISS with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         1,235.50 $         1,267.10 $           31.60
Partnered - combined $         2,457.30 $         2,522.30 $           65.00
Illness Separated - combined $         3,491.30 $         3,588.30 $           97.00
ISS with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         1,549.90 $         1,636.70 $           86.80
Partnered - combined $         2,753.30 $         2,870.30 $         117.00
Illness Separated - combined $         4,120.10 $         4,327.50 $         207.40
    
Adjusted income (excl WWP) at which ISS ceases (transitional)   
ISS with no Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         1,319.45 $         1,333.65 $           14.20
Partnered - combined $         2,819.20 $         2,862.90 $           43.70
Illness Separated - combined $         3,659.20 $         3,721.40 $           62.20
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
ISS with Maximum Rent Assistance Fortnightly 
Not a Member of a Couple $         1,712.45 $         1,795.65 $           83.20
Partnered - combined $         3,189.20 $         3,297.90 $         108.70
Illness Separated - combined $         4,445.20 $         4,645.40 $         200.20
Additional amount per dependent child $             24.60 $             24.60 $                -  
    
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Income support asset limits01/07/202320/09/2023 
Assets value limit   
Homeowner Limit 
Single $     301,750.00 $     301,750.00 $                -  
Partnered (each) including illness separated and respite care $     225,750.00 $     225,750.00 $                -  
Non-homeowner Limit 
Single $     543,750.00 $     543,750.00 $                -  
Partnered (each) including illness separated and respite care $     346,750.00 $     346,750.00 $                -  
    
Extra allowable amount Limit 
Extra allowable amount $     242,000.00 $     242,000.00 $                -  
    
Asset Levels at which SP/AP ceases (non-transitional)   
Low Limit Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     656,500.00 $     667,500.00 $    11,000.00
Partnered - combined $     986,500.00 $  1,003,000.00 $    16,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,161,000.00 $  1,183,000.00 $    22,000.00
High Limit (without RA) Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     898,500.00 $     909,500.00 $    11,000.00
Partnered - combined $  1,228,500.00 $  1,245,000.00 $    16,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,403,000.00 $  1,425,000.00 $    22,000.00
    
Asset Levels at which ISS ceases (non-transitional)   
Low Limit Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     651,750.00 $     662,750.00 $    11,000.00
Partnered - combined $     979,500.00 $     996,000.00 $    16,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,151,500.00 $  1,173,500.00 $    22,000.00
High Limit (without RA) Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     893,750.00 $     904,750.00 $    11,000.00
Partnered - combined $  1,221,500.00 $  1,238,000.00 $    16,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,393,500.00 $  1,415,500.00 $    22,000.00
    
Asset Levels at which SP/AP ceases (transitional)   
Low Limit Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     597,750.00 $     604,250.00 $      6,500.00
Partnered - combined $     929,000.00 $     939,500.00 $    10,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,043,500.00 $  1,056,500.00 $    13,000.00
High Limit (without RA) Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     839,750.00 $     846,250.00 $      6,500.00
Partnered - combined $  1,171,000.00 $  1,181,500.00 $    10,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,285,500.00 $  1,298,500.00 $    13,000.00
    
Asset Levels at which ISS ceases (transitional)   
Low Limit Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     593,000.00 $     599,500.00 $      6,500.00
Partnered - combined $     922,000.00 $     932,500.00 $    10,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,034,000.00 $  1,047,000.00 $    13,000.00
High Limit (without RA) Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     835,000.00 $     841,500.00 $      6,500.00
Partnered - combined $  1,164,000.00 $  1,174,500.00 $    10,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,276,000.00 $  1,289,000.00 $    13,000.00
    
Asset Levels at which VP ceases   
Low Limit Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     686,250.00 $     698,500.00 $    12,250.00
Partnered - combined $  1,051,500.00 $  1,070,000.00 $    18,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,220,500.00 $  1,245,000.00 $    24,500.00
High Limit (without RA) Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     928,250.00 $     940,500.00 $    12,250.00
Partnered - combined $  1,293,500.00 $  1,312,000.00 $    18,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,462,500.00 $  1,487,000.00 $    24,500.00
    
Assets at which minimum payment paid (non-transitional)   
Homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     637,750.00 $     648,250.00 $    10,500.00
Partnered - combined $     958,000.00 $     974,000.00 $    16,000.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,123,500.00 $  1,144,500.00 $    21,000.00
Non-homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     879,750.00 $     890,250.00 $    10,500.00
Partnered - combined $  1,200,000.00 $  1,216,000.00 $    16,000.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,365,500.00 $  1,386,500.00 $    21,000.00
    
Assets at which minimum payment paid (transitional)   
Homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     579,000.00 $     585,000.00 $      6,000.00
Partnered - combined $     901,000.00 $     910,500.00 $      9,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,006,000.00 $  1,018,000.00 $    12,000.00
Non-homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     821,000.00 $     827,000.00 $      6,000.00
Partnered - combined $  1,143,000.00 $  1,152,500.00 $      9,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,248,000.00 $  1,260,000.00 $    12,000.00
    
Assets at which minimum payment paid (veteran payment)   
Homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     672,250.00 $     684,000.00 $    11,750.00
Partnered - combined $  1,030,000.00 $  1,048,500.00 $    18,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,192,500.00 $  1,216,000.00 $    23,500.00
Non-homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     914,250.00 $     926,000.00 $    11,750.00
Partnered - combined $  1,272,000.00 $  1,290,500.00 $    18,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,434,500.00 $  1,458,000.00 $    23,500.00
    
Assets at which ISS reduces (non-transitional)   
Homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     544,750.00 $     552,250.00 $      7,500.00
Partnered - combined $     765,500.00 $     775,000.00 $      9,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $     937,500.00 $     952,500.00 $    15,000.00
Non-homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     786,750.00 $     794,250.00 $      7,500.00
Partnered - combined $  1,007,500.00 $  1,017,000.00 $      9,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,179,500.00 $  1,194,500.00 $    15,000.00
    
Assets at which ISS reduces (transitional)   
Homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     486,000.00 $     489,000.00 $      3,000.00
Partnered - combined $     708,000.00 $     711,500.00 $      3,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $     820,000.00 $     826,000.00 $      6,000.00
Non-homeowner Limit 
Not a Member of a Couple $     728,000.00 $     731,000.00 $      3,000.00
Partnered - combined $     950,000.00 $     953,500.00 $      3,500.00
Illness Separated - combined $  1,062,000.00 $  1,068,000.00 $      6,000.00