5.1.6.40 DRA - current rates

Current rates

The rate of DRA paid to a person is the MBR of YA or JSP. For information on the appropriate rate of DRA see 3.7.6.20.

Timing of payments

Payments are made fortnightly in arrears for a period of up to 13 weeks.

Act reference: SSAct section 1061KC Rate of DRA, section 1061KD Period that DRA is payable

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.2.6.40 Disaster recovery allowance (DRA) - description, 3.7.6 DRA - Qualification & Payability, 3.7.6.20 Determining the rate of DRA

Last reviewed: 20 March 2020