How much you can get
You’ll get the allowance with your regular payment each fortnight.
|Your situation||Fortnightly payment amount|
|Part of a couple||$3.10 each|
You don’t pay tax on Pharmaceutical Allowance, even if you get it as an advance payment.
We’ll assess if you can get Pharmaceutical Allowance. You don’t need to apply unless you want an advance payment.
Page last updated: 21 October 2019
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