Budget 2006 - Rates of Payment


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Budget 2006 Rates of Payment

RATES OF PAYMENT

 

Weekly Personal Rate

Qualified Adult Allowance

Each Child

Maximum Weekly Rates

Present

New

Increase

Present

New

Increase

Full Rate

Social Insurance Payments

%

%

Retirement/Old Age (Contributory) Pension

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 80

179.30

193.30

14.00

7.8%

*119.50

*128.80

9.30

7.8%

19.30

- aged 80 and over

185.70

203.30

17.60

9.5%

**138.50

**149.30

10.80

7.8%

19.30

Widow's/Widower's (Contributory) Pension/Deserted Wife's Benefit

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 66

154.30

171.30

17.00

11.0%

 

 

   

21.60

- aged 66 and under age 80

179.30

193.30

14.00

7.8%

 

 

   

21.60

- aged 80 and over

185.70

203.30

17.60

9.5%

 

 

   

21.60

Invalidity Pension

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 65

154.30

171.30

17.00

11.0%

*110.10

*122.20

12.10

11.0%

19.30

- aged 65 and under age 80

179.30

193.30

14.00

7.8%

**138.50

**149.30

10.80

7.8%

19.30

- aged 80 and over

185.70

203.30

17.60

9.5%

 

 

   

19.30

Carer's Benefit/Constant Attendance Allowance

163.70

180.70

17.00

10.4%

 

 

   

16.80

Disablement Pension

179.90

196.90

17.00

9.4%

 

 

   

 

Unemployment/Disability/Health & Safety/Injury Benefit

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

98.70

110.00

11.30

11.4%

16.80

Death Benefit Pension

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 66

177.60

194.60

17.00

9.6%

 

 

   

 

- aged 66 and under age 80

183.70

197.70

14.00

7.6%

 

 

   

 

- aged 80 and over

185.70

207.70

22.00

11.8%

 

 

   

 

Social Assistance Payments

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

Old Age (Non-Contributory) Pension

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- aged 66 and under age 80

166.00

182.00

16.00

9.6%

109.70

120.30

10.60

9.7%

16.80

- aged 80 and over

172.40

192.00

19.60

11.4%

 

 

   

16.80

Blind Pension

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 66

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

*98.70

*110.00

11.30

11.4%

16.80

- aged 66 and under age 80

166.00

182.00

16.00

9.6%

**109.70

**120.30

10.60

9.7%

16.80

- aged 80 and over

172.40

192.00

19.60

11.4%

 

 

   

16.80

Widow's/Widower's (Non-Contributory) Pension/Deserted Wife's/Prisoner's Wife's Allowance

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 66

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

 

 

   

 

- aged 66 and under age 80

166.00

182.00

16.00

9.6%

 

 

   

 

- aged 80 and over

172.40

192.00

19.60

11.4%

 

 

   

 

Carer's Allowance

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 66

153.60

180.00

26.40

17.2%

 

 

   

16.80

- aged 66 and over

169.80

200.00

30.20

17.8%

 

 

   

16.80

One-Parent Family Payment

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

- under age 66

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

 

 

   

19.30

- aged 66 and over

166.00

182.00

16.00

9.6%

 

 

   

19.30

Pre-Retirement/Disability Allowance

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

98.70

110.00

11.30

11.4%

16.80

Supplementary Welfare Allowance

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

98.70

110.00

11.30

11.4%

16.80

Unemployment Assistance

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

98.70

110.00

11.30

11.4%

16.80

Farm Assist

148.80

165.80

17.00

11.4%

98.70

110.00

11.30

11.4%

16.80

Other Social Welfare Allowances

 

 

   

 

 

   

 

Maternity/Adoptive Benefit

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

- Minimum rate

165.60

182.60

17.00

10.3%

 

Note:
* under 66
** 66 or over

Orphan's Pension/Allowance

121.00

138.00

17.00

14.0%

 


Last modified:23/01/2009
 

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