Age Pension: Will a UK Pension affect my Australian Centrelink payment

Will a UK Pension affect my Australian Centrelink payment?

The short answer is maybe. Foreign pensions received by a person paid an autonomous age pension, are normally assessed under the ordinary income test – i.e. they reduce pension by 50… Read the rest

Australian Aged Pension Rates 2017

Australian Aged Pension Rates 2017

An Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident may be eligible for the Welfare Based Aged Pension if: They are at least 65 years and 6 months old (New rules from 1st July 2017) under the income… Read the rest

Australian Aged Pension Rates 2017

An Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident may be eligible for the Welfare Based Aged Pension if: They are at least 65 years and 6 months old (New rules from 1st July 2017) under the income… Read the rest

Australian Aged Pension Rates 2016

Australian Aged Pension Rates 2016

The Australian Aged Pension was increased in March 2016, and the new FORTNIGHTLY  rates are now: Australian SINGLE PERSON Pension $794.80 Base Pension $ 65.00 Supplement $ 14.10 Clean Energy Supplement $873.90 Total COUPLE (each)… Read the rest

Australian Aged Pension Rates 2016

The Australian Aged Pension was increased in March 2016, and the new FORTNIGHTLY  rates are now: Australian SINGLE PERSON Pension $794.80 Base Pension $ 65.00 Supplement $ 14.10 Clean Energy Supplement $873.90 Total COUPLE (each)… Read the rest