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Above General Rate - includes SR, TTI, IR and EDA


Under Section 24 of the VEA, a veteran is eligible fo the Special Rate if they are considered to be totally and permanently incapacitated, that is if the incapacity from war-caused injury or war-caused disease, or both is of such a nature that:

  • the degree of incapacity is at least 70 %; or
  • the veteran is receiving/entitled to receive a pension at the 'general rate' due to Pulmonary tuberculosis;
  • and because of this incapacity, the veteran is:
  • incapable of undertaking remunerative work for periods aggregating more than 8 hours per week; and
  • suffering a loss of salary or wages.



Temporarily totally incapacitated rate of disability pension under section 25 of the VEA.



Intermediate Rate disability pension is paid to compensate a veteran who, because of incapacity resulting form eligible service, is unable to resume or continue paid work for:

  • 50 per cent or more of normal time, or
  • 20 hours or more per week.

The intermediate rate provides a rate of pension to bridge the gap between the General Rate and the Special rate (T&PI) for ex-servicemen capable of part-time or intermittent work only.

Extreme Disablement Adjustment

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