Impairment payments for accidents on or after 16 December 2004

  • The TAC will automatically index impairment benefits at the beginning of each financial year in accordance with the formula as stipulated in the Transport Accident Act (1986).
  • Increases to the lump sum are in line with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) of Melbourne.

The figures below are as of 1 July 2021.

Minors benefit $209

Section 47 Lump sum benefit for accidents on or after 16 December 2004 as at 1 July 2021
%$%$%$
11$8,14041$68,32071$147,560
12$9,65042$70,52072$150,520
13$11,16043$72,72073$153,480
14$12,67044$74,92074$156,440
15$14,18045$77,12075$159,400
16$15,69046$79,32076$162,360
17$17,20047$81,52077$165,320
18$18,71048$83,72078$168,280
19$20,22049$85,92079$171,240
20$22,12050$88,86080$176,950
21$24,32051$91,43081$182,820
22$26,52052$94,00082$188,690
23$28,72053$96,57083$194,560
24$30,92054$99,14084$200,430
25$33,12055$101,71085$206,300
26$35,32056$104,28086$212,170
27$37,52057$106,85087$218,040
28$39,72058$109,42088$223,910
29$41,92059$111,99089$229,780
30$44,12060$115,00090$241,840
31$46,32061$117,96091$253,640
32$48,52062$120,92092$265,440
33$50,72063$123,88093$277,240
34$52,92064$126,84094$289,040
35$55,12065$129,80095$300,840
36$57,32066$132,76096$312,640
37$59,52067$135,72097$324,440
38$61,72068$138,68098$336,240
39$63,92069$141,64099$348,040
40$66,12070$144,600100$371,610

Summary tables

Indexed benefits as from 1 July 2021

Impairment rating

Impairment benefit

10% or less $0

11% - 19%

$6,630 + ((D-10) x $1,510)

20% - 49%

$22,120 + ((D-20) x $2,200)

50% - 59%

$88,860 + ((D-50) x $2,570)

60% - 79%

$115,000 + ((D-60) x $2,960)

80% - 89%

$176,950 + ((D-80) x $5,870)

90% - 99%

$241,840 + ((D-90) x $11,800)

100%

$371,610

Where 'D' is the degree of impairment expressed as a percentage.

Indexed benefits as from 1 July 2020

Impairment rating

Impairment benefit

10% or less $0

11% - 19%

$6,550 + ((D-10) x $1,490)

20% - 49%

$21,840 + ((D-20) x $2,170)

50% - 59%

$87,730 + ((D-50) x $2,540)

60% - 79%

$113,540 + ((D-60) x $2,920)

80% - 89%

$174,710 + ((D-80) x $5,800)

90% - 99%

$238,780 + ((D-90) x $11,650)

100%

$366,900

Where 'D' is the degree of impairment expressed as a percentage.

Indexed benefits as from 1 July 2019

Impairment rating

Impairment benefit

10% or less $0

11% - 19%

$6,420 + ((D-10) x $1,460)

20% - 49%

$21,410 + ((D-20) x $2,130)

50% - 59%

$86,000 + ((D-50) x $2,490)

60% - 79%

$111,310 + ((D-60) x $2,860)

80% - 89%

$171,270 + ((D-80) x $5,690)

90% - 99%

$234,080 + ((D-90) x $11,420)

100%

$359,680

Where 'D' is the degree of impairment expressed as a percentage.