Age Pension

The main income support payment for people who have reached Age Pension age.

Age Pension changes

From 1 January 2023, we can suspend your Age Pension for up to 2 years if you get Australian employment income. Read more about working while getting Age Pension.

To get this you must be all of the following:

  • Age Pension age
  • under the income and assets test limits
  • an Australian resident, normally for at least 10 years.

Read the full conditions under who can get it.

Page last updated: 10 December 2021.