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Sep 14 2017

$3.05 per week Increase in Australian Aged Pension from Sept 2017

The Australian Aged Pension Increase on 20th September 2017

The Australian Aged Pension is revised in March and September each year, and the September 2017 new Pension Rates have been released. This pension is paid Fortnightly.

Singles on the Aged pension will receive an extra $3.05 per week, while a married person will get an extra $2.30 per week.

The new, fortnightly, rates from 20th September 2017 are:

Single Person Aged Pension September 2017

$814.00 Single Base pension
$  66.30 Pension Supplement
$  14.10 Energy Supplement
$894.40 Total Pension

Married Person Aged Pension September 2017

$613.60 Married Base Pension
$  50.00 Pension Supplement
$  10.60 Energy Supplement
$674.20 Total Pension

Previous Total Aged Pension Rates

Married Person Total Fortnightly Pension rates

Sep 2017 $674.20 This is an increase of $13.00 since September 2016, equal to 1.97% annual rise
Mar 2017 $669.60
Sep 2016 $661.20
Mar 2016 $658.70

Single Person Total Fortnightly Pension rates

Sep 2017 $894.40 This is an increase of $17.30 since September 2016, equal to 1.97% annual rise
Mar 2017 $888.30
Sep 2016 $877.10
Mar 2016 $873.90

Sources: www.humanservices.gov.au/../age-pension

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