Can you use a private valuer to assess excess land?

Wayne is worried that extra land on his property will rule him out of receiving a part pension and wants information on how his land will be valued.

Centrelink News

Centrelink wait times, queues, tipped to blow out post JobKeeper

The end of JobKeeper will mean more people unemployed, more pressure on Centrelink's staff and systems, says Professor Roger Wilkins.

Age Pension

How early do we have to sell investments to claim the Age Pension?

Jacqui and her husband are approaching pension age and are worried they have not left enough time to sell their investment properties.

Age Pension

Does living in a granny flat, caravan or boat affect your pension?

Services Australia general manager Hank Jongen explains how living in a granny flat, caravan, mobile home or boat can affect your Age Pension.

Superannuation News

Why your pension payments may be about to be halved

Sandra has received some bad news in the mail about her pension payments being halved and wants to know what she can do about it.

Federal Government

Government appoints controversial new minister for government services

The prime minister has announced a new minister for government services, with the controversial Linda Reynolds taking over from the controversial Stuart Robert.


Can your partner apply for JobSeeker if you are on the pension?

Colin is about to apply for the Age Pension and wants to know if his wife is eligible for JobSeeker.


How Easter will affect your Age Pension payment

What to expect in the next few weeks due to the Good Friday and Easter Monday holidays.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Big boost in profits for some companies receiving JobKeeper subsidy

It seems most of the ASX-listed companies that received JobKeeper subsidies didn’t need it, and most of them are keeping the money.


How Services Australia revalues your market-based investments

Meta description (~200 characters | should contain keywords and description for SEO) Services Australia general manager Hank Jongen explains how and when your market-based investments are revalued.

Age Pension

Age Pension increases: 20 March 2021

In accordance with indexation, Age Pension payment rates will increase as of 20 March 2021, but today, we can help you find out if you’ll receive more money as a result.

Age Pension payment rates

Rent Assistance rates payable from 20 March 2021

Rent Assistance rates and thresholds will increase on 20 March 2021. Find out what the new payment rates and limits are for those entitled to rent assistance.

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