6.1.4.5 Expenses - non-dependent family members

Magistrates’ court determines entitlements

The Magistrates’ Court will determine both eligibility and quantum for reimbursement of reasonable expenses (non-medical and like expenses) of non-dependent family members Family member means a partner, parent, grandparent, sibling or child of the worker or of the worker's partner for claims where there are no dependants. The maximum amount payable per death is limited to $39,430 (indexed 1 July each year).

See: Eligibility for entitlement

See: Employer threshold


Deductions before payment - taxation

Reimbursement of expenses payments are not subject to taxation laws and as such, no deductions are made.

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