220.127.116.11 DVA Rates - March 1991 to December 1991
Notes to the tables in this topic appear at the end of the topic. This topic contains the following 3 tables:
|1||DVA rates from 20 March 1991|
|2||Disability Pension percentage rates from 20 March 1991|
|3||DVA rates from 3 October 1991|
Table 1: DVA rates from 20 March 1991
This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).
|Special Rate, Totally Permanently Incapacitated (TPI)||554.10||Note A|
|Extreme Disability Adjustment (EDA)||313.50||Note A, Note C|
|Disability pension, general rate (100%)||209.00||Note A|
|VEA Section 27(1) amputees Items 1- 6||345.10||Note A|
|Item 7||112.50||Note B|
|Item 8||75.90||Note B|
|Item 9||65.20||Note B|
|Item 10||65.20||Note B|
|Item 11||32.60||Note B|
|Item 12||17.10||Note B|
|Item 13||32.60||Note B|
|Item 14||17.10||Note B|
|Item 15||25.20||Note B|
|War Widow's Pension (WWP)||301.60||Note D|
|Domestic Allowance||24.00/325.60||Note A, Note F|
|Orphan's Pension - Single||51.50||Note E|
|Orphan's Pension - Double||103.00||Note E|
Table 2: Disability Pension percentage rates from 20 March 1991
These rates are frozen rates from 1973. No more grants were made after 1985. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).
|Percentage of Pension||Wife||Child|
Table 3: DVA rates from 3 October 1991
If a rate does not appear in this date range, the most recent earlier rate applies. These rates are indexed each September. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).
|VEA Section 27(1)(amputees) Item||Rate|
Notes for Table 1
Service Pensions are the same rate as Age Pensions.
|A||These rates are indexed each March and September.|
|B||These rates are indexed each September.|
EDA payment was introduced on 1 December 1988. It is payable to extremely disabled veterans who:
The EDA is payable at 50% of the general rate and is treated as income for social security purposes.
|D||From 1 November 1986, Social Security Pension is payable subject to a ceiling of $120.10 a fortnight to recipients of WWP.|
|E||These rates are indexed each January.|
|F||Domestic allowance is now absorbed into the basic pension, but still shown separately by DVA.|
Act reference: SSAct section 8(1)-'income', section 23(1)-'service pension', section 23(1)-'social security pension'