NT Motor Accidents Compensation Commission

Level of Benefits

Benefits are indexed each year effective from 1 January, except for Loss of Earning Capacity (LOEC) 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 2019

Benefits
 Max amount
Permanent Impairment
(Section 17)
  $347,048.00
Medical & Rehabilitation
(Section 18)
Reasonable costs
Attendant Care (Section 18A)
per week
$1,067.84
Modifications/ Alterations 
(Section 19)
 Reasonable costs
Death Benefit (Section 22)
$260,286.00
 Funeral Benefit
 $8,676.20
Dependent Child Benefit
(Section 23)
 $166.85
Dependent Parent Benefit
(Section 24)
 $260,286.00
Private Vehicle Travel Reimbursement
 34 cents per km
Loss of Earning Capacity Benefits (Section 13) Resident per week
The maximum payable per week is 85% of the average weekly earnings (AWE) for all employees in the Northern Territory, as published by the Bureau of Statistics bi-annually, less a notional deduction for income tax.
If the AWE decreases the Loss of Earning Capacity benefits will remain unchanged.

 $965.98
Loss of Earning Capacity Benefits (Section 13) Non Resident per week
The maximum payable per week is 85% of the average weekly earnings (AWE) for all employees in the Northern Territory, as published by the Bureau of Statistics bi-annually, less the applicable deduction for income tax.
If the AWE decreases the Loss of Earning Capacity benefits will remain unchanged.

  $844.98

Sliding Scale of Permanent Impairment Benefits (Section 17) as at 1 January 2019

Percentage
 Pays
 Benefit
Under 5%
Nil 
 $0
 5-9%
2% 
 $6,940.96
 10%
 3%
 $10,411.44
 11%
4% 
$13,881.92
 12%
 6%
$20,882.88
 13%
 8%
 $27,763.84
 14%
 12%
$41,645.76
 15%
 15%
$52,057.20