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Age Pension payment rates

Pension thresholds Sept 2019

Changes to the Age Pension will come into effect on 20 September 2019 and today, we help you find out if you'll receive more money.

Age Pension payment rates

Pension thresholds March 2019

Changes to the Age Pension will come into effect on 20 March 2019 and today, we help you find out if you'll receive more money.

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Pension thresholds: September 2018

Changes to the Age Pension will come into effect on 20 September 2018 and today, we help you find out if you'll receive more money.

Centrelink News

Age Pension: 1 July 2018 changes

New Age Pension changes will take effect from 1 July 2018. Find out how they will affect you.

News

Retirees speak up on homes test

Almost a quarter of YourLifeChoices members say the family home should be part of the Age Pension asset test and 30 per cent believe houses worth at least $1 million should counted.

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Pension thresholds from 20 March 2018

Changes to income and asset thresholds will take effect from 20 March 2018. Find out what thresholds will apply to you.

Income and asset tests

Pension thresholds from 20 September 2017

Changes to income and asset thresholds will take effect from 20 September 2017. Find out what thresholds will apply to you.

News

Concession card reinstatement

The reinstatement of Pension Concession Cards (PCC) was welcome news to those who lost them in January after the asset threshold rebalance. However, it did raise the question as to whether those who lost their PCC after this date would also have them reinstated.

Income and asset tests

Pension thresholds from 1 July 2017

Annual indexation of income and asset thresholds will take effect from 1 July 2017. Find out what threshold will apply.

Pension eligibility

Will his income be assessed?

Carol is still a few years away from reaching Age Pension age, but is concerned that, due to her younger partner’s income and assets, she will not qualify. This is what she needs to know.

Retirement Income

Long-term retirement income view

Research shows that even under a mature superannuation system decades from now, most Australians still won't have saved enough to meet their aged-care costs and will have retirement income well below the level needed for a comfortable standard of living.

Age Pension

Will concession cards be returned?

With no opposition the Bill to reinstate Pensioner Concession Cards is likely to now pass seamlessly through the Senate. So why are they being reinstated, who will get their Pensioner Concession Cards back and when?

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