On 1 January each year, Services Australia Protected Earnings Amount (PEA) is adjusted to allow for increases in the cost of living. The PEA is a set minimum amount that must be left after tax and child support is deducted from a person's wage.
The 2020 PEA amounts applies to pay dates from 1 January 2020.
|Services Australia – Protected Earnings Amount 2020||2020||31 Jan 2020|
|Department of Human Services – Protected Earnings Amount 2019||2019||01 Nov 2018|
|Department of Human Services – Protected Earnings Amount 2018||2018||13 Dec 2017|
|Department of Human Services (DHS) – Protected earnings amount (PEA) 2016||2016||27 Nov 2015|
|Child Support Agency - Protected earnings amount (PEA) 2015||2015||02 Dec 2014|
|Child Support Agency - Protected earnings amount (PEA) 2014||2014||27 Nov 2013|