Australian Aged Pension Eligibility – Income

Income Requirement to be eligible for the Australian Aged Pension.

Services Australia (Centrelink) have income limit requirements, for someone to be eligible for the Australian Aged pension. It is called the “Income test for pensions“. Centrelink assess your and your… Read the rest


Australian Aged Pension Eligibility – Residence

Residence Requirement to be eligible for the Australian Aged Pension.

Services Australia (Centrelink) state the following rules for the Residency Requirement, to be eligible for the Australian Aged pension. To get Age Pension you generally need to have been an… Read the rest


Australian Aged Pension Rates March 2021

The Australian Aged Pension from March 2021.

The Australian Aged Pension is revised in March and September (normally) each year, and the March 2021 new Pension Rates have been released. This pension is paid Fortnightly. The Age Pension recipients will… Read the rest


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

Will a UK Pension affect my Australian Centrelink payment?

When you compare a UK Pension and Australian Centrelink, the short answer is that it might affect a Centrelink payment. Foreign pensions received by a person paid an autonomous age pension,… 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