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 is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. 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. WA - current rates

Note: WA ceased on 1 January 2022. The following information is for historical purposes only.

Current rates

The current maximum rates for WA are common rates, see

Indexation (1.1.I.100)

See Common benefit rates.

Timing of payments

See Common benefit rates.

Act reference: SSAct section 1189 Analysis of Part, section 1190 Indexed and adjusted amounts, section 1191 CPI Indexation Table, section 1192 Indexation of amounts, section 1193 Indexation factor, section 1194 Rounding off indexed amounts

SSAct pre-1 January 2022 section 408FA How to work out a woman's WA rate

Policy reference: SS Guide Widow allowance (WA) - description, 3.4.3 WA - qualification & payability

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