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Additional Death Benefit

An additional death benefit is paid when a deceased employee is survived by a spouse or by one or more financially dependent children if compensation is payable under the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRCA).



An employee is someone who is:

  •       under a contract of service to an employer, and
  •       a salary or wage earner, and
  •       subject to PAYE tax deductions.



A payment to make amends for loss or injury to a person or property, or as a recompense for some deprivation (such as compensation to the owner for compulsory acquisition of their property).

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