A payment for widowed, divorced or separated women over a set age. It closed to new claims on 1 July 2018.
Widow Allowance is ending on 1 January 2022. If you get Widow Allowance, you’ll need to transfer to Age Pension to continue getting a payment after this date.
Page last updated: 2 July 2021
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