The main income support payment for people who have reached Age Pension age.
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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.
To be eligible for Age Pension you must be Age Pension age and meet some other rules.
There are several things to consider when you’re preparing to claim Age Pension.
Complete the following steps to claim Age Pension. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Page last updated: 1 July 2021
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