Centrelink – Services Australia

When do you need to inform Centrelink about travel plans?

Clayton receives the disability support pension and wants to know the rules around overseas travel.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Can you receive the DSP while living overseas?

Tim wants to move overseas and wants to know if he can continue to claim the Disability Support Pension.

Claiming your pension overseas

Can we get DSP outside Australia?

Joan and her husband are considering moving back to the UK after residing 28 years in Australia and are keen to know what payments they can hope to receive.

Disability Support Pension

Changes to DSP claims

The assessment process of claims for the Disability Support Pension changed on 1 January 2015 and Tony would like to know if his potential claim will be affected.

Centrelink – Services Australia

New rules for DSP paid overseas

As of 1 January 2015, the rules for those on the Disability Support Pension intending to travel overseas have changed. How will this affect you?


DSP under fire

Changes to indexation could see Disability Support Pension (DSP) rates cut.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Possible DSP changes

Sue has heard that there may be changes to the hours which one can work while claiming the DSP.

Pension eligibility

Choosing the right Pension

The different features of the Age Pension and the Disability Support Pension explained

Carer Payments

Disability Support Pension or Carer’s Payment?

Since his wife had a stroke, YOURLifeChoices member Graham has been her carer. Is he better to remain on the Disability Support Pension or switch to the carer payment?

Centrelink – Services Australia

Changes to Centrelink payments overseas

YOURLifeChoices member Ron has decided that living overseas permanently is the best way to make his Disability Support Pension go further, but he is worried about the changes to Centrelink payments out with Australia.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Gifting and Disability Support Pension

While a gift of money may seem like blessing, you should take into consideration how it will affect your Centrelink payments.