# 5.2.4.20 Family payment, family allowance rates (non-standard) - October 1982 to June 2000

## Summary

This topic contains the following rates tables:

Table number Explanations
1 Excluded child - December 1988 to January 1993
2 Multiple births - November 1985 to start date of FTB on 1 July 2000
3 ACOs - October 1982 to start date of FTB on 1 July 2000

DOP historical rates can be found in 5.2.4.60.

## Table 1: Excluded child - December 1988 to January 1993

An excluded child is 1 example where a non-standard rate was payable. This table shows the non-standard rate that applied when a child or children were excluded. The rates are shown in dollars per fortnight (pf), unless indicated otherwise.

Date No. of children in family Standard rate per month Number of children excluded
1 2 3 4
Before 29 December 1988 1 22.80 - - - -
2 55.35 32.55 - - -
3 94.35 71.55 39.00 - -
4 133.35 110.55 78.00 39.00 -
5 178.90 156.10 123.55 84.55 45.55
From 29 December 1988 1 9.80 - - - -
2 23.75 13.95 - - -
3 40.45 30.65 16.70 - -
4 57.15 47.35 33.40 16.70 -
5 76.70 66.90 52.95 36.25 19.55
From 13 July 1989 1 18.00 - - - -
2 36.00 18.00 - - -
3 54.00 36.00 18.00 - -
4 78.00 60.00 42.00 24.00 -
5 102.00 84.00 66.00 48.00 24.00
From 11 January 1990 1 18.60 - - - -
2 37.20 18.60 - - -
3 55.80 37.20 18.60 - -
4 80.60 62.00 43.40 24.80 -
5 105.40 86.80 68.20 49.60

24.80

From 10 January 1991 1 20.00 - - - -
2 40.00 20.00 - - -
3 60.00 40.00 20.00 - -
4 86.70 66.70 46.70 26.70 -
5 113.40 93.40 73.40 53.40 26.70
From 9 January 1992 1 20.70 - - - -
2 41.40 20.70 - - -
3 62.10 41.40 20.70 - -
4 89.70 69.00 48.30 27.60 -
5 117.30 96.60 75.90 55.20 27.60
From 7 January 1993 - Excluded Child Rate no longer applicable

## Table 2: Multiple births - November 1985 to start date of FTB on 1 July 2000

Multiple birth payments increase the rate of family payment. They were introduced on 15 November 1985. From January 1990 to June 2000, multiple birth payment rates were indexed each January. From 1 July 2000 family allowance was replaced by FTB. Rates of multiple birth allowance from 1 July 2000 can be found in the FA Guide.

The rates are shown in dollars per fortnight (pf), unless indicated otherwise.

Date Triplets Quads or more
15/11/1985

150.00 per month

Note A

200.00 per month
29/12/1988 64.30 Note B 85.75
13/07/1989 69.25 92.35
11/01/1990 74.50 99.40
10/01/1991 80.20 107.10
09/01/1992 82.90 110.70
07/01/1993 83.90 112.00
01/01/1994 85.50 114.10
01/01/1995 87.00 116.00
01/01/1996 90.90 121.10
01/01/1997 93.70 124.90
01/01/1998 94.00 125.40
01/01/1999 94.70 126.30
01/01/2000 95.70 127.70
30/06/2000 95.70 127.70

### Notes for Table 2

Note Explanation
A From November 1985 until December 1988 rates were paid monthly.
B From 29 December 1988 rates are paid fortnightly.

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.6.1 FTB Part A - historical rates

## Table 3: ACOs (1.1.A.200) - October 1982 to start date of FTB on 1 July 2000

A different rate of family payment was payable where a child (s6(1)) was in an ACO. The rate for ACOs was based on the rate of basic family payment (BFP) for the fourth or subsequent child. From January 1990 to June 2000, the rate was indexed each January. From 1 July 2000 family allowance was replaced by FTB. Rates for ACOs from 1 July 2000 can be found in the FA Guide.

The rates are shown in dollars per fortnight (pf), unless indicated otherwise.

Date Rate
15/10/1982 \$39.00 per month
29/12/1988 \$16.70
13/07/1989 \$24.00
11/01/1990 \$24.80
10/01/1991 \$26.70
09/01/1992 \$27.60
07/01/1993 \$27.90
01/01/1994 \$28.40
01/01/1995 \$28.90
01/01/1996 \$30.20
01/01/1997 \$31.10
01/01/1998 \$31.20
01/01/1999 \$31.40
01/01/2000 \$31.70
30/06/2000 \$31.70

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.6.1 FTB Part A - historical rates

Last reviewed: 10 August 2020