5.2.3.40 Wife's Allowance &/or Pension - July 1943 to October 1971

Rates

This table shows the rates in dollars per annum.

Date
Note A
Rate
08/07/1943 78.00
03/07/1947 104.00
30/06/1949 124.80
01/11/1951 156.00
02/10/1952 182.00
05/10/1961 247.00
03/10/1963 312.00
10/10/1968 364.00
07/10/1971 416.00

Note

This note relates to wife's allowance and/or pension - July 1943 to October 1971:

Note Explanation
A Date on which the new rates became payable.
From 5 October 1972 WP replaced wife's allowance. It became payable at the same rate and subject to the same means test as an Age or invalid pension.
Last reviewed: 16 May 2016