From 20 March 2019, the highest rate of Partner Allowance you can get is $501.70 a fortnight.

The amount you get depends on your income and assets.

We adjust Partner Allowance in line with the Consumer Price Index each year on:

  • 20 March
  • 20 September.

We review your Partner Allowance every 6 months.

If your income varies, you need to report to us every fortnight.

If you disagree with a decision we make, you can appeal.

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