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5.1.2.30 Austudy - Current Rates

Current rates

This table shows the current maximum rates for Austudy in dollars per fortnight.

Recipient Status

Rate

Are there dependent children (1.1.D.70)?

Single

- no

- yes

$414.40

$542.90

Partnered

- no

- yes

$414.40

$455.00

Special rate for long-term unemployed commencing full-time study (1.1.L.100)

Single

no

$503.40

Partnered

with or without dependent children

$455.00

 

Clean energy supplement

Austudy recipients may be eligible for the CES - a tax exempt supplementary payment for qualified recipients of income support payments.

 

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.15.2 CES - Qualification & Payablilty, 5.1.10.20 CES - Current Rates

 

Indexation (1.1.I.100)

These rates are indexed to changes in the CPI. The effective date of indexation is 1 January each year.

 

Timing of payments

Payments are made fortnightly in arrears.

 

Act reference: SSAct section 581 How to work out a person's Austudy payment rate, section 1189 Analysis of Part, section 1190 Indexed and adjusted amounts, section 1191 CPI Indexation Table, section 1192 Indexation of amounts, section 1193 Indexation factor, section 1194 Rounding off indexed amounts

Policy reference: SS Guide 1.2.2.30 Austudy Payment (Austudy) - Description, 3.3.3 Austudy - Qualification & Payability

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Last reviewed: 10 February 2014


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