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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.
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Age Pension increases September 2014
For those who receive an Age Pension or Disability Support Pension, the increases, which will take effect from 20 September 2014, have been announced. Single Age Pensions will rise by $11.50 to $854.30 per fortnight for full pensions Couples Age Pension will rise by $17.40 to ...Will you get more?
YOURLifeChoices subscriber Ronnie is based in the US and would like to know more about claiming an Australian Age Pension from across the pond and not being liable for tax. Q. Ronnie I'm looking for information on Australian pensions being paid while living in ...Claim your pension overseas
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