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. DRA - current rates

Current rates

The rate of DRA paid to a person is the MBR of YA or JSP. For information on the appropriate rate of DRA see

Timing of payments

Payments are made fortnightly in arrears for a period of up to 13 weeks.

Act reference: SSAct section 1061KC Rate of DRA, section 1061KD Period that DRA is payable

Policy reference: SS Guide Disaster recovery allowance (DRA) - description, 3.7.6 DRA - qualification & payability, Determining the rate of DRA

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