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|Will you get a pension?|
| Claiming Your Pension
|Disability Support Pension|
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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Migrating to Australia
Q.Guy I am a British pensioner considering moving to Australia to be closer to my son, daughter-in-law and grandchildren. I am concerned, however, what effect this will have on my pension payments. I have tried contacting your consulate but was left even more confused than ever ...Migrating to Australia
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