18.104.22.168 UA - current rates
UA is paid in 4 instalments in March, June, September and December each year. This table shows the annual rates for UA at 20 September 2022.
|Recipient status||Rate ($ p.a.)|
|Partnered - each eligible partner||354.20|
|Partnered - temporarily separated couple, illness separated couple, respite care couple or partner imprisoned||708.40|
UA is indexed to the CPI twice a year in March and September.
A number of changes to UA payability came into effect from 20 September 2009 as a result of the Secure and Sustainable Pension Reform Package. Refer to 3.8.13.