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 2020.

Minors benefit $200

Section 47 Lump sum benefit for accidents on or after 16 December 2004 as at 1 July 2020
%$%$%$
11  $          8,040 41  $          67,410 71  $       145,660
12  $          9,530 42  $          69,580 72  $       148,580
13  $       11,020 43  $          71,750 73  $       151,500
14  $       12,510 44  $          73,920 74  $       154,420
15  $       14,000 45  $          76,090 75  $       157,340
16  $       15,490 46  $          78,260 76  $       160,260
17  $       16,980 47  $          80,430 77  $       163,180
18  $       18,470 48  $          82,600 78  $       166,100
19  $       19,960 49  $          84,770 79  $       169,020
20  $       21,840 50  $          87,730 80  $       174,710
21  $       24,010 51  $          90,270 81  $       180,510
22  $       26,180 52  $          92,810 82  $       186,310
23  $       28,350 53  $          95,350 83  $       192,110
24  $       30,520 54  $          97,890 84  $       197,910
25  $       32,690 55  $       100,430 85  $       203,710
26  $       34,860 56  $       102,970 86  $       209,510
27  $       37,030 57  $       105,510 87  $       215,310
28  $       39,200 58  $       108,050 88  $       221,110
29  $       41,370 59  $       110,590 89  $       226,910
30  $       43,540 60  $       113,540 90  $       238,780
31  $       45,710 61  $       116,460 91  $       250,430
32  $       47,880 62  $       119,380 92  $       262,080
33  $       50,050 63  $       122,300 93  $       273,730
34  $       52,220 64  $       125,220 94  $       285,380
35  $       54,390 65  $       128,140 95  $       297,030
36  $       56,560 66  $       131,060 96  $       308,680
37  $       58,730 67  $       133,980 97  $       320,330
38  $       60,900 68  $       136,900 98  $       331,980
39  $       63,070 69  $       139,820 99  $       343,630
40  $       65,240 70  $       142,740 100  $       366,900

Summary tables

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.

Indexed benefits as from 1 July 2018

Impairment rating

Impairment benefit

10% or less $0

11% - 19%

$6,290 + ((D-10) x $1,430)

20% - 49%

$20,980 + ((D-20) x $2,090)

50% - 59%

$84,270 + ((D-50) x $2,440)

60% - 79%

$109,080 + ((D-60) x $2,800)

80% - 89%

$167,830 + ((D-80) x $5,580)

90% - 99%

$229,380 + ((D-90) x $11,190)

100%

$352,460

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