Planned DSP increases

Following Tuesday’s article on planned Age Pension increases, YOURLifeChoices member Lorna would like to know if those on the Disability Support Pension will also see a rise in payments.

Q. Lorna

I read with interest your article on the planned increases for those on the Age Pension and would like to know if I will get these too. I’m on the Disability Support Pension.

A. Lorna, you will indeed get the same increases as those on the Age Pension, as the payment rates for both pensions are the same. If you would like to find out more, you can read the YOURLifeChoices article, What’s in it for carers and people with a disability