Home and Community Support (Payment for Travel Between Clients) Settlement Act 2016

21 Minimum amount payable towards costs for exceptional travel


The minimum amount payable each day to an HCS employee is calculated as follows:

a = b × c



is the minimum amount payable


is the mileage rate


is the deemed distance in kilometres of exceptional travel by the employee for that day.


In this section, deemed distance means the distance to the client or clients visited by the employee (or from the client, if exceptional last client travel), taking the most efficient route.