Claiming your pension overseas

Changes to pensions paid overseas likely to fail

Nick Xenophon has stated that he will join Labor and the Greens in opposing the proposed changes to the Age Pension for those who travel overseas.


Age Pension: will I have to serve a two-year residency?

Neville is planning to return to Australia to claim his Age Pension but is unsure how long he will have to remain before heading overseas again. Will he have to wait two years?

Tours & Trips

Ken's Paris love affair

YourLifeChoices member Ken shares a truly magical moment.


Is my destination safe?

Travelling overseas can be the experience of a lifetime, but it’s important to ensure that your destination is safe to visit and that you’re as prepared as you can be before you leave.


Travel checklist: people to notify before you travel

So, you’re making arrangements to travel overseas. Before you zip up your suitcase and leave it all behind, take a moment to notify these people before you travel.


Lost your passport? Here’s what to do

The experience of losing your passport or it being stolen while travelling, is the stuff of nightmares. So, we provide you with the steps to take, in case such a horror happens.


Register your travel details

As the death toll in Nepal continues to rise following the devastating earthquake that hit on 25 April, the lives of nearly 350 Australians in the area are still unaccounted for.


Ebola travel update

If you’re planning an overseas trip there are a few things you should know about avoiding the Ebola virus.


Vodafone $5 a day roaming plan

Vodafone has announced plans to give their customers the ability to use their local plans overseas for just $5 a day.

Claiming your pension overseas

Age Pension payments overseas

At 71, YOURLIfeChoices member Barry is looking to spend more time overseas and is keen to find out if he will still receive his part Age Pension?

Supermarket shoppers beware

I like to think that I’m a savvy shopper, understanding the damage buying overseas products can do to framers and food producers in this country. But as with most people, sometimes I’m in too much of a rush to read the fine print on each and every piece of packaging.

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