Eligibility for the gifting concession

To be eligible for the gifting concession immediate family members must meet certain criteria.

Immediate family members may be eligible for the gifting concession if they get a pension and are of either:

  • Age Pension age
  • Service Pension age.

How we define immediate family members

Immediate family members include all of the following:

  • natural parents
  • legal guardians
  • adoptive parents
  • step parents
  • grandparents
  • siblings.

How we define a sibling

The term sibling refers to a:

  • brother
  • sister
  • half-brother
  • half-sister
  • adoptive brother
  • adoptive sister
  • step-brother
  • step-sister.

Read more about the gifting concession in the Social Security Guide on the Department of Social Services website.

Page last updated: 1 July 2022.
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