5.2.5.10 MOB - April 1983 to Present Date

Rates

The table shows the MOB rates in dollars per fortnight.

Date paid from Rate
01/04/1983 20.00
01/11/1986 22.00
14/11/1991 40.00
01/01/1993 50.50
01/01/1994 51.50
01/01/1995 52.40
01/01/1996 54.80
01/01/1997 56.50
01/01/1998 56.70
01/01/1999 57.10
01/01/2000 57.70
01/07/2000 60.00
01/01/2001 61.90
01/01/2002 64.40
01/01/2003 66.20
01/01/2004 68.00
01/01/2005 69.70
01/01/2006 71.40
Note A Standard rate Higher rate
01/01/2007 74.30 104.00
01/01/2008 75.90 106.20
01/01/2009 79.30 111.00
01/01/2010 80.50 112.70
01/01/2011 83.00 116.20
01/01/2012 86.00 120.40
01/01/2013 87.00 121.80
01/01/2014 89.10 124.70
01/01/2015 91.80 128.40
01/01/2016 93.20 130.30
01/01/2017 94.10 131.60
01/01/2018 95.90 134.10
01/01/2019 97.90 136.90

Notes

Note Explanation
A In conjunction with the Welfare to Work changes to encourage income support recipients to participate in the workforce to their capacity, a higher rate of MOB was introduced on 1 July 2006. The 2 levels of MOB have different qualification requirements.

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.6.6.10 Qualification for MOB

Last reviewed: 2 January 2019