Category Archive: Retirement

Sep 14 2017

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

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:..

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Sep 14 2017

Aged Pension Rates in Australia 2017

Australian Aged Pension Eligibility:

If your birthdate is before 1 July 1952 you’ll be old enough at 65 years
If your birthdate is 1 July 1952 to 31 December 1953 you’ll be old enough at 65 years and 6 months

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Aug 13 2017

Australian Pensioners to Lose the Clean Energy Supplement

The Energy Supplement – formerly the Clean Energy Supplement – won’t be paid from 20 March 2017. But it is for some.

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Oct 19 2015

Australian Aged Pension and Living Overseas

Can I live Overseas and Get the Australian Aged Pension?

The basic answer to this is YES, an Australian can get the Aged Pension while living overseas, but there are some restrictions, with maybe more to come.
Australian residents can claim an Age Pension on returning to Australia after a period working overseas provided that they had lived here for ten years before going overseas.

Aug 23 2015

Aged Pension in Australia

The Government Aged Pension in Australia

The Government Aged Pension is a welfare benefit, paid by the Department of Human Services [Centrelink], the Australian welfare system.

The Aged Pension is an Income support for older Australians, it is not something that everyone gets.
It is only for those in Financial Need.