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. FTP rates - 1 January 1997 to 30 June 2000


Family tax payment (FTP) commenced on 1 January 1997. The table shows maximum rates of FTP in dollars per fortnight (pf).

Payment part Rate ($ pf)
Part A-per child 7.70
Part B-per family 19.24


These rates were not indexed.

From 1 July 2000 FTP was 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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