NT Motor Accidents Compensation Commission

NT Motor Accidents Compensation Commission

Level of Benefits

Benefits are indexed each year effective from 1 January, except for Loss of Earning Capacity benefits which are indexed twice a year (1 January and 1 July).


Benefits payable are assessed accordingly on a individual claim circumstances. Exclusions may apply. For further information on these refer to the Exclusions and Benefits Reductions section.

Current Level of Benefits

As at 1 July 2017

Benefits
 Max amount
Permanent Impairment
(Section 17)
  $326,497.60
Medical & Rehabilitation
(Section 18)
reasonable costs
Attendant Care (Section 18A)
per week
$1,048.64
Modifications/ Alterations 
(Section 19)
 reasonable costs
Death Benefit (Section 22)
$244,873.20
 Funeral Benefit
 $8,162.44
Dependent Child Benefit
(Section 23)
 $156.97
Dependent Parent Benefit
(Section 24)
 $244,873.20
Private Vehicle Travel Reimbursement
 33 cents per km
Loss of Earning Capacity Benefits (Section 13) per week
 $942.87
Lump Sum Compensation Permanent Impairment Benefit (Section 17)
 $326,497.20

Sliding Scale of Permanent Impairment Benefits (Section 17) as at 1 January 2017

Percentage
 Pays
 Benefit
Under 5%
Nil 
 $0
 5-9%
2% 
 $6,592.94
 10%
 3%
 $9,794.92
 11%
4% 
$13,059.89
 12%
 6%
$19,589.83
 13%
 8%
 $26,119.78
 14%
 12%
$39,179.66
 15%
 15%
$48,974.58