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  1. Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
  2. Who can get it

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.

  1. Top payments
  2. Age Pension

Who can get Age Pension

To be eligible for Age Pension you must be Age Pension age and meet some other rules.

  1. Top payments
  2. Age Pension

How much Age Pension you can get

We use income and assets tests to work out how much Age Pension you get.

  1. How to manage your payment
  2. Travel outside Australia

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.

  1. Top payments
  2. Work Bonus

Who can get the Work Bonus

You must meet eligibility requirements to get the Work Bonus.

  1. Home Equity Access Scheme
  2. How to manage your loan

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.

  1. Age Pension
  2. How to claim

Supporting documents for Age Pension

When claiming Age Pension, you’ll need to give us some supporting documents so we can assess your claim.

  1. How to manage your payment
  2. Travel outside Australia

When you leave Australia if you get Age Pension

Your Age Pension payment rate may change when you leave Australia depending on your situation.

  1. Top payments
  2. Age Pension

How to prepare to claim Age Pension

There are several things to consider when you’re preparing to claim Age Pension.

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Page last updated: 10 December 2021