5.2.7.20 DVA Rates - January 1992 to December 1993

Summary

Notes to the tables in this topic appear at the end of the topic. This topic contains the DVA rates tables from the following 6 dates:

Numbers Dates
1 1 January 1992
2 2 April 1992
3 1 October 1992
4 1 January 1993
5 4 February 1993
6 30 September 1993

Table 1: 1 January 1992

If a rate does not appear in this date range, the most recent earlier rate applies. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).

Orphan's Pension Rate Comment
Single 53.30 Note E
Double 106.50 Note E

Table 2: 2 April 1992

If a rate does not appear in this date range, the most recent earlier rate applies. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).

Payment Rate Comment
Special rate, TPI 562.40 Note A
Intermediate rate 387.40 Note A
Extreme Disability Allowance 318.15 Note A, Note C
Disability pension, general rate (100%) 212.10 Note A
VEA Section 27(1) (amputees) Items 1-6 350.30 Note A
War Widow's Pension 306.10 Note D
Domestic allowance 24.00/330.10 Note A, Note F

Table 3: 1 October 1992

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
7 117.70
8 79.40
9 68.20
10 68.20
11 34.10

 

12 17.90
13 34.10
14 17.90
15 26.40

Table 4: 1 January 1993

If a rate does not appear in this date range, the most recent earlier rate applies. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).

Orphan's Pension

Rate

Comment
Single 53.90 Note E
Double 107.80 Note E

Table 5: 4 February 1993

If a rate does not appear in this date range, the most recent earlier rate applies. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).

Payment Rate Comment
Special rate, TPI 571.70 Note A
Intermediate rate 394.50 Note A
Extreme Disability Allowance 325.35 Note A, Note C
Disability pension, general rate (100%) 216.90 Note A
VEA Section 27(1)(amputees) Items 1-6 354.80 Note A
War Widow's Pension 312.10 Note D
Domestic allowance 24.00/336.10 Note A, Note F

Table 6: 30 September 1993

If a rate does not appear in this date range, the most recent earlier rate applies. This table shows the rates in dollars per fortnight (pf).

Payment Rate Comment
Special Rate, Totally Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) 579.10 Note A
Intermediate 399.60 Note A
Extreme Disability Adjustment (EDA) 329.55 Note A, Note C
Disability pension, general rate (100%) 219.70 Note A
VEA Section 27(1) amputees Items 1- 6 359.40 Note A
Item 7 119.90 Note B
Item 8 80.90 Note B
Item 9 69.50 Note B
Item 10 69.50 Note B
item 11 34.70 Note B
Item 12 18.20 Note B
Item 13 34.70 Note B
Item 14 18.20 Note B
Item 15 26.90 Note B
War Widow's Pension (WWP) 316.20 Note D
Domestic Allowance 24.00/340.20 Note A, Note F

Notes

These notes relate to the DVA Rates - January 1992 to December 1993:

Service Pensions are the same rate as Age Pensions.

Notes Explanation
A These rates are indexed each March and September.
B These rates are indexed each September.
C

EDA payment was introduced on 1 December 1988. It is payable to extremely disabled veterans who:

  • are receiving 100% Disability Pension,
  • have reached retiring age,
  • are not receiving an Intermediate or Special Rate Pension, and satisfy medical criteria.

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'

Last reviewed: 7 November 2016