How much is Mobility Allowance?

The rates for the Mobility Allowance in Australia are as follows:

  • A Standard rate of $109.30 per fortnight
  • A Higher Rate of $152.80 per fortnight

Standard rate

There are 2 ways to get the standard rate of payment. You’ll get $109.30 a fortnight by doing one or more of the following for at least 32 hours every 4 weeks on a continuing basis:

  • paid work
  • volunteer
  • self-employment
  • vocational training
  • independent living
  • life skills training.


  • seek work through an employment services provider, including Disability Employment Services, Workforce Australia or Community Development Program
  • take part in Disability Management Services under the Disability Employment Service
  • get JobSeeker Payment, Youth Allowance and meet mutual obligation requirements
  • get Austudy and meet activity tests.

Higher rate
You’ll get $152.80 a fortnight if you get one of the following payments:

  • Disability Support Pension
  • Parenting Payment
  • JobSeeker Payment
  • Youth Allowance as a job seeker.
  • And are doing at least one of the following:

It’s important to note that these rates may be subject to change. The Australian government periodically reviews and adjusts social security payments, including the Mobility Allowance, to account for changes in the cost of living. To obtain the most up-to-date information about the current rates of the Mobility Allowance, I recommend visiting the official website of Services Australia or contacting them directly.