Articles and blog posts about the Age Pension in Australia.

How is the pension assessed?

The current maximum rates of pension are as follows: Singles - $877.10pf Couples - $661.20pf each (Rates effective from 20/09/2016 - 31/12/2016 and include base pension + supplements) Not everyone is entitled to the maximum rate of pension… Australia has a means tested social security system which is designed to work like a safety net. [...]

2017-07-04T16:38:06+10:00December 4th, 2016|Age Pension|
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