The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. TheĀ 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.

5.2.4 Families & parenting


This section contains historical rates under the various forms of family allowance and family allowance supplement (FAS). It covers other rates such as RA and maternity allowance, and contains some rates paid by Social Security as an agent of the former Department of Community Services and Health. From 1 July 2000 family allowance and family tax payment (FTP) were replaced by FTB. Rates from 1 July 2000 can be found in the FA Guide.

Policy reference: FA Guide 3.6 Historical rates

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