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The Australian government offers an Age Pension for older citizens who cannot fully fund their retirement through an allocated pension. This pension is paid through Centrelink. Pension payments are described by the government as an “adequate” income in retirement. However, many seniors would not agree as a single Age Pension entitlement, with all supplements, is currently around $19,400 per annum.
Not every Australian will be eligible for an Age Pension.
This site keeps you up-to-date with pension increases, the disability support pension and changes to Centrelink rulings including whether you can still claim your pension while overseas.
Allan is seeking clarification on how the two-year residency period works.
Craig Hall explains how the Work Bonus can help your claim for the Age Pension. ...
The assessment process of claims for the Disability Support Pension changed on 1 January.
Would extra super payments be assessed by Centrelink and affect the Age Pension?
John believes many of the rules surrounding the changes to deeming rules are detrimental.
How will granny flat arrangements and gifting an inheritance advancement affect the pension?
How do the rules surrounding granny flat agreements affect pension payments?
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