18.104.22.168 PES - current rate
There are 2 rates of PES, $62.40 or $31.20 per fortnight (pf):
||Current rate pf
Study-load of less than 50% of the normal full-time study-load, unless the person is receiving:
- disability support pension, or
- invalidity service pension, or
- war widow/er pension (with a dependent child) also receiving an income support supplement on the ground that the person is permanently incapacitated for work, or
- YA, JSP or PPP and has a partial capacity to work.
|All other students
This rate is not indexed.
Timing of payment
Payments are made fortnightly in arrears.
Act reference: SSAct section 1061PZG Rate of PES
Policy reference: SS Guide 22.214.171.124 Pensioner education supplement (PES) - description, 126.96.36.199 Qualification for PES, 188.8.131.52 PES concessional study-load students
Last reviewed: 20 March 2020