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How much will be exempt?

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Rent Assistance on site fees

Rent Assistance on site fees

Janet would like to know if she’ll receive Rent Assistance to cover site fees.

Pension advance payments

Pension advance payments

A pension advance payment could help Tracy deal with a couple of unexpected bills.

Increased Newstart income limits

Increased Newstart income limits

Increased thresholds applied to the Newstart Allowance may mean you now qualify.

Pension increases March 2014

Pension increases March 2014

From 20 March 2014 pension rates will increase as a result of biannual indexation.

Centrelink reporting and payments

Centrelink reporting and payments

Altered reporting and payment dates.

Is an insurance payout an asset?

Is an insurance payout an asset?

Paul's mother has just received an insurance payout and is unsure whether it will affect ...

Transitional Age Pension increases

Transitional Age Pension increases

Transitional Age Pension rates will increases from 20 September 2013.

Centrelink payment summaries

Centrelink payment summaries

Under new processes, Marilyn may not get a mailed copy of her payment summary.

Pension reductions

Pension reductions

Peter would like to know how additional income will affect his Age Pension

Centrelink reporting and payment arrangements

Centrelink reporting and payment arrangements

Australia Day and the upcoming public holiday may mean altered reporting and payment dates for ...

Centrelink concession card blunder

Centrelink concession card blunder

Not only are single parents due to have their Newstart Allowance cut, they have also ...

Will I get a pension overseas?

Will I get a pension overseas?

Debbie McTaggart explains whether you are entitled to a pension when travelling or living overseas.

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Pension increases

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From 20 March 2012 pension rates will increase in line with cost of living increases. This will result in an increase of $6.70 for a single Age Pension.

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The CPI rise in pension payments is also reflected by an increase in the amount of income you can receive before you lose your pension completely.

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Increased asset test limits

Increased asset test limits

Asset limits have been reviewed and increased in line with recent CPI pension increases.

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YOURLifeChoices answer your questions on the Age Pension, Starting retirement and using Centrelink Online Services.

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