Income test for a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
You must meet an income test to get a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.
Payment schedule and rates for people outside Australia
We’ll pay your pension differently if you live outside Australia on a permanent or long term basis.
Who can get Age Pension
To be eligible for Age Pension you must be Age Pension age and meet some other rules.
How much Age Pension you can get
We use income and assets tests to work out how much Age Pension you get.
When and how to tell us about overseas travel if you get Age Pension
When you get Age Pension, you need to tell us you’re leaving Australia in some situations.
Who can get the Work Bonus
You must meet eligibility requirements to get the Work Bonus.
Repay your loan under the Home Equity Access Scheme
You can repay the loan you get under the Home Equity Access Scheme in part or full at any time.
Supporting documents for Age Pension
When claiming Age Pension, you’ll need to give us some supporting documents so we can assess your claim.
When you leave Australia if you get Age Pension
Your Age Pension payment rate may change when you leave Australia depending on your situation.
How to prepare to claim Age Pension
There are several things to consider when you’re preparing to claim Age Pension.