Indexation of benefits schedule

 

INDEXED BY

FROM
1/7/2015

FROM
1/7/2016

FROM 1/7/2017

  $ $$
MEDICAL EXCESS:  AWE 623 629651
     
LOSS OF EARNINGS:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,250 1,2601,300
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of pre-accident weekly earnings) AWE 612 618640
Dependants - first AWE 173 175181
Dependants - other AWE 55 5658
     
LOSS OF EARNING CAPACITY:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,060 1,0701,110
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of pre-accident earning capacity) AWE 569 574594
Dependants - first AWE 160 162168
Dependants - other AWE 54 5557
Supported Employment Program - Unaffected Earnings CPI 157 160162
     
SAFETY NET INCOME BENEFIT (Weekly): AWE 1,250 1,2601,300
     
FATAL DEPENDENCY:     
Maximum Weekly AWE 1,250 1,2601,300
Minimum Weekly (or 100% of the deceased's earning capacity) AWE 612 618640
Dependants - first AWE 173 175181
Dependants - other AWE 55 5658
Lump Sum CPI 175,240 178,540181,180
Education Allowance CPI 2,800 2,8502,890
Family Counselling Allowance CPI 15,630 15,92016,160
Funeral Expenses *  CPI 14,730 15,01015,230
Travel and Accommodation Expenses to Attend a Funeral (applies to accidents on or after 14 December 2016) CPI 5,000 5,070
     
FAMILY MEMBER VISITING EXPENSES:     
Maximum Allowance per Claim CPI 10,420 10,62010,780
     
CAPPED AMOUNT FOR DAILY LIVING EXPENSES (applies to TAC clients residing in Shared Supported Accommodation facilities or Supported Residential Services) AWE^  33.80 34.5035
     
OTHER NO-FAULT BENEFITS:     
Travel to Work Allowance CPI 1,350 1,3801,400
Post Hospital Support Allowance AWE 4,870 4,9205,090
     
MAXIMUM NO-FAULT: CPI 168,500 171,670174,210
     
COMMON LAW:     
Threshold CPI 51,800 52,77053,550
Maximum Pecuniary Loss CPI 1,166,240 1,188,1801,205,730
Maximum Pain/Suffering CPI 518,300 528,050535,850
Maximum Wrongs Act CPI 848,930 864,900877,680
     
CPI INDEX   1.4313% 1.8815%1.4774%
AWE INDEX   0.0000% 0.8927%#3.4833%
     

*  Applicable for accidents on or after 20/11/2013

^ Annual Indexation introduced November 2013

# AWE Indexation for 2016/17 allows for the reduction in the index for 2015/16 which was not passed on

Related information:

The Impairment payments for accidents on or after 16 December 2004

The Impairment payments for accidents before 16 December 2004