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Age Pension: who receives the transitional rates?

Often when we feature Age Pension increases, we include the rates for transitional pensions. Many of our members want to know why transitional rates are paid and if they qualify.

Work Bonus

Will I be eligible for the Work Bonus?

The Work Bonus enables older workers to supplement their Age Pension while remaining in the workforce. Jerry would like to know if he will be eligible for this payment.

Claiming Your Pension Overseas

Age Pension for citizens overseas

Mick is approaching pension eligibility age but as he resides overseas, he’s unsure if he needs to return to Australia to make a claim.

Seniors Card

Seniors Card – who can get one?

Eligibility for a Seniors Card varies depending in which state or territory you reside. So if you’re 60 years or over, it may be worthwhile checking if you can apply for a Seniors Card.

Seniors Card

Seniors Card – who can get one?

Eligibility for a Seniors Card varies depending in which state or territory you reside. So if you’re 60 years or over, it may be worthwhile checking if you can apply for a Seniors Card.

Age Pension

Your retirement and the Age Pension March 2015

Each quarter, YourLifeChoices updates the relevant income and asset thresholds, pension payment rates and changes to legislation which may affect your Age Pension eligibility. This information is then published in Your retirement and the Age Pension, an electronic magazine which is available to our members to download free of charge. n

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