The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication intended only as a guide to social security payments. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

5.1 Current rates


This chapter contains the current rates of payment. Each topic in the chapter also provides information on the timing and indexation (1.1.I.100) dates of each payment/benefit. Each section is linked to the relevant payment/benefit in Part 3 Qualification & payability.

Payments excluded

This table shows the payments and schemes that are EXCLUDED from this chapter and the reason why they are excluded.

This payment or scheme … has been excluded because it is a …
Fares allowance reimbursement of costs.
Pensioner loan scheme loan facility with no set rate.
Student financial supplement scheme loan facility with no set rate.

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