disability support pension

The following articles have the tag disability support pension

How does inheritance affect DSP?

How does an inheritance affect the Disability Support Pension?

How does inheritance affect DSP?

Jewel expects to receive an inheritance and wants to know how her DSP will be ...

Telling Centrelink about travel

When do you need to inform Centrelink about travel plans?

Telling Centrelink about travel

Clayton receives the DSP and wants to know the rules around overseas travel.

Calls for urgent pension review

Calls for urgent pension review

Calls for urgent pension review

Disability advocates and researchers are calling for urgent reforms to the Disability Support Pension.

Welfare’s health problem

Welfare’s health problem

Welfare’s health problem

People receiving welfare are more likely to have multiple health conditions.

Can my husband claim the DSP?

If I am retired, can my husband claim the DSP?

Can my husband claim the DSP?

Susan is worried about her finances if her husband is not granted a disability pension.

Travel limits unfair: Narelle

Travel limits unfair: Narelle

Travel limits unfair: Narelle

Narelle believes travel shouldn’t just be for those who are able bodied.

Can my son claim a Carer Payment?

Carer son enjoying time with older mother

Can my son claim a Carer Payment?

Do you need to be a live-in carer to receive the Carer Payment?

Payments under Age Pension age

Payments under Age Pension age

Payments under Age Pension age

Carol would like to know of any payments available to her from Centrelink.

Pension Supplement explained

Pension Supplement explained

Pension Supplement explained

Debbie explains what, and how much, the Pension Supplement is.

Centrelink’s 42 million call fail

Centrelink too busy to answer 42 million calls

Centrelink’s 42 million call fail

In the past 10 months, 42 million calls to Centrelink received an engaged signal.

Which pension is better?

Two Pensioners

Which pension is better?

Joe is unsure whether he would be better off remaining on the DSP.

Welfare safety net tightens

Budget 2016/17 – targeted welfare safety net

Welfare safety net tightens

Stopping the Clean Energy Supplement is just one welfare measure.

Investment property and the DSP

Woman at table with head in hands beside coin jar with pension

Investment property and the DSP

Lily isn’t sure what moving home will mean for her pension or tax liability.

Transferring to the Age Pension

Transferring to the Age Pension

Transferring to the Age Pension

What should you consider before making the move to the Age Pension?

$44 billion welfare blowout

$44 billion welfare blowout

$44 billion welfare blowout

Australia’s welfare budget is heading for a $44 billion blowout by the end of the ...

Can we get DSP outside Australia?

Can we get DSP outside Australia?

Can we get DSP outside Australia?

Joan wants to know what payments she will receive if she moves to the UK.

DSP approval rates hit new low

DSP approval rates hit new low

DSP approval rates hit new low

Only 36.9 per cent of DSP applicants were approved last financial year.

Carer payment and the Age Pension

Carer payment and the Age Pension

Carer payment and the Age Pension

Bill is wondering how his wife’s Age pension will affect his claim for the Carer ...

Welfare review signals change

Welfare review signals change

Welfare review signals change

Review undertaken by Patrick McClure has found welfare system needs restructured.

Do I get a $600 bonus?

Do I get a $600 bonus?

Do I get a $600 bonus?

James wants to know if he should be getting a bi-annual bonus from Centrelink.

Welfare changes to hit DSP

Welfare changes to hit DSP

Welfare changes to hit DSP

Welfare changes aimed at simplifying our social security system have been flagged.

Tax return assistance

Tax return assistance, disability pension, help

Tax return assistance

Getting behind with your tax returns can be stressful but help might be available.

DSP under fire

DSP under fire

DSP under fire

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

Pension indexation simplified

Pension indexation simplified

Pension indexation simplified

It’s important to understand which rules are currently applied to index pensions.

Pension paid to convicted murderer

Pension paid to convicted murderer

Pension paid to convicted murderer

A convicted murderer has mistakenly been paid a Disability Support Pension for nine months.

Overseas travel trap

Overseas travel trap

Overseas travel trap

A miscalculation has cost Russ dearly and he doesn’t want others to be caught out.

Crisis looming for tax system

Crisis looming for tax system

Crisis looming for tax system

Now is the time for action on our complex and unsustainable taxation system.

Government announces pension rise

Government announces pension rise

Government announces pension rise

From 20 March 2014 3.6 million pensioners should see a rise in their payments.

Possible DSP changes

Possible DSP changes

Possible DSP changes

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

Changes to deeming rates

Changes to deeming rates

Changes to deeming rates

Changes to deeming rates will benefit more than 740,000 pensioners

Choosing the right Pension

Choosing the right Pension

Choosing the right Pension

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

Budget measure: Free public transport

Budget measure: Free public transport for pensioners

Budget measure: Free public transport

Rising electricity costs have made it difficult to live on an Age Pension.

Changes to Centrelink payments overseas

Changes to Centrelink payments overseas

Changes to Centrelink payments overseas

Ron wishes to stay in Philippines as cannot live on the DSP in Australia.

The Carbon Tax: What’s in it for carers and people with disability

Carbon Tax, Disability support pension, carers, Seniors, Australia, benefits, clean energy advance

The Carbon Tax: What’s in it for carers and people with disability

Receive assistance in two ways

Gifting and DSP

Centrelink, Payments, Disability Support Pension, Gifting, Money, DSP

Gifting and DSP

While a gift of money may seem like blessing, you should take into consideration how it will affect your Centrelink payments. Q. Allison My mother is helping me purchase a car by gifting me a sum of money. My son suggested investing this ...

Centrelink assessment of super

Centrelink assessment of super withdrawals, Disability Support Pension, House Improvements

Centrelink assessment of super

Kathleen wants to know if using her super will affect her Disability Support Pension.

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