Allowable Earnings

Centrelink Q&A: Will I be eligible for the work bonus?

Joe receives a carer’s payment and wants to know if he can work without losing any money.

Centrelink – Services Australia

Centrelink Q&A: Confused about the income test

Glenny is a little bit confused about how the income test applies to couples.


The reasons ‘unretirement’ rate continues to grow

Retirement is meant to be permanent, but many people end up changing their minds about leaving the workforce.

Age Pension

How much income can you earn while on the Age Pension?

How much are you allowed to earn on an Age Pension? Learn about the allowable income limits for an Age Pension and the effect of going over the income limit.

Age Pension

Super changes will improve retiree living standards

The Actuaries Institute has welcomed changes to Australia’s post-retirement superannuation system that it hopes will lead to improved living standards for retirees.


Cherry picking anyone? MP’s plan for grey nomads

Could retirees travelling around Australian be the solution to labour shortages on farms?

Centrelink – Services Australia

Centrelink Q&A: How to work without losing pension

Rod is almost 70 and self-employed, and wants to know if he can continue to operate his business without causing a reduction his Age Pension eligibility.

Age Pension

Centrelink Q&A: How will Tony’s work affect his pension?

Tony is in his 70s but needs to find work to fund his retirement over the next 10 to15 years. He says he is struggling to understand the Work Bonus rules and is desperate for guidance.

Age Pension

Federal Budget 2018: Pension Work Bonus limit rises $50 per fortnight

From July 2019, an increase to the Pension Work Bonus will allow age pensioners to earn up to an extra $50 per fortnight without reducing their Age Pension entitlement.

Retirement Income

How continuing to work in later years is a bonus

Whatever reason you have for continuing or returning to work, the good news is there has never been as much support for older workers in the labour force as there is today.

Work Bonus

Is a New Zealand pension covered by the Work Bonus?

Centrelink has advised Philip to apply for a New Zealand pension, and he’s unsure how this will affect his Age Pension payment.


Work Bonus workaround could earn you up to $3250 a year

A recently published article in The Australian exposed a nifty trick for taking advantage of the Work Bonus and maximising your pension entitlements.

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