Assets test for pensions
The assets test helps us work out if you can get paid Age Pension, Carer Payment or Disability Support Pension. It also affects how much you'll get.
Superannuation is a long term savings structure to help fund your retirement.
Payment rates for Disability Support Pension
How much Disability Support Pension (DSP) you can get depends on your situation.
Severe financial hardship provisions
We may reduce or waive your waiting period for a payment if you meet the severe financial hardship provisions.
How much you can gift
There is a limit to how much you can gift each year without affecting your payments from us.
Claim for Disability Support Pension form (SA466)
Use this form to claim for Disability Support Pension.
Before claiming Disability Support Pension
We can help you work out if you may be able to get Disability Support Pension (DSP).
Assets are property or items you or your partner own in full or part, or have an interest in. They can affect your payment.
Prepare to transfer to Age Pension if you get Disability Support Pension
If you get Disability Support Pension and you're Age Pension age, you can apply to transfer to Age Pension.
These are regular payments made from your superannuation fund, or purchased using either superannuation money or savings.