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5.5.5 Samples of DRA rate calculations


This section contains examples of rate calculations for DRA. The rates used applied at 1 January 2024 and 20 March 2024, and income test parameters used applied at 17 August 2023. The rates were calculated according to the Social Security (Disaster recovery allowance rate calculator) Determination 2020.

Act reference: SSAct section 1068A-A1 Pension PP (Single) Rate Calculator, section 1068B-A1 Benefit PP (Partnered) Rate Calculator

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