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5.5.3 Samples of allowance rate calculations - partnered recipient


This section contains examples of allowance rate calculations. Rates were calculated according to the legislative provisions contained in the SSAct.

Rate calculations are contained in SSAct Chapter 3. The following table shows which part of the SSAct contains the rate calculation information for specific recipients.

For the following recipients … the relevant SSAct part is …
youth allowance Part 3.5.
austudy payment Part 3.5A.
jobseeker payment Part 3.6.

Act reference: SSAct section 1067G(1) Rate of YA, section 1067L(1) Austudy Payment Rate Calculator, section 1068 Rate of JSP

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