Indexation of benefits schedule

INDEXED BY

FROM
1/7/2018

FROM
1/7/2019

FROM
1/7/2020
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LOSS OF EARNINGS:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,350 1,390 1,430
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of pre-accident weekly earnings) AWE 665 686 708
Dependants - first AWE 188 194 200
Dependants - other AWE 60 62 64
     
LOSS OF EARNING CAPACITY:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,150 1,190 1,230
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of pre-accident earning capacity) AWE 617 637 657
Dependants - first AWE 174 180 186
Dependants - other AWE 59 61 63
Supported Employment Program - Unaffected Earnings CPI 166 169 172
     
SAFETY NET INCOME BENEFIT (Weekly): AWE 1,350 1,390 1,430
     
FATAL DEPENDENCY:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,350 1,390 1,430
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of the deceased's earning capacity) AWE 665 686 708
Dependants - first AWE 188 194 200
Dependants - other AWE 60 62 64
Lump Sum CPI 185,140 188,930 192,720
Education Allowance CPI 2,950 3,010 3,070
Surviving child weekly benefit AWE 188 194 200
Family Counselling Allowance CPI 16,510 16,850 17,190
Funeral Expenses (applies to accidents on or after 20/11/2013)          CPI 15,560 15,880 16,200
Travel and Accommodation Expenses to Attend a Funeral (applies to accidents on or after 14 December 2016) CPI 5,180 5,290 5,400
     
FAMILY MEMBER VISITING EXPENSES:     
Maximum Allowance per Claim CPI 11,020
20,000 (from 26/9/18)
20,410 20,820
Parental loss of wages AWE 10,000
(from 26/9/18)
10,320 10,650
Maximum weekly amount payable for parental loss of wages   1,350 1,390 1,490
     
CAPPED AMOUNT FOR DAILY LIVING EXPENSES (applies to TAC clients residing in Shared Supported Accommodation facilities or Supported Residential Services) AWE 35.80 36.50 37.20
     
OTHER NO-FAULT BENEFITS:     
Travel to Work Allowance CPI 1,430 1,460 1,490
Post Hospital Support Allowance AWE 5,290 5,460 5,630
     
MAXIMUM NO-FAULT: CPI 178,010 181,660 185,310
     
COMMON LAW:     
Threshold CPI 54,720 55,840 56,960
Maximum Pecuniary Loss CPI 1,232,060 1,257,290 1,282,520
Maximum Pain/Suffering CPI 547,550 558,760 569,970
Maximum Wrongs Act CPI 896,850 915,220 933,590
     
CPI INDEX   2.1838% 2.0481% 2.0070%
AWE INDEX   3.8430% 3.1981% 3.1662%
    

Related information:

The Impairment payments for accidents on or after 16 December 2004

The Impairment payments for accidents before 16 December 2004