News for Retirement years

The latest news updates and changes.

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Feb 2024

Accommodation options in retirement Financial Information Service webinar

Our free live Financial Information Service (FIS) webinar helps people understand accommodation options for their retirement years.

Feb 2024

We have a new International Social Security Agreement with Serbia

The Agreement started on 1 February 2024 and may allow you to get a payment from Australia and Social Insurance Agency in Serbia.

Feb 2024

You can choose to move to enhanced Income Management

If you’re on Income Management, you can talk to us about moving to enhanced Income Management.

  1. Age Pension
  2. Who can get it

Income test for Age Pension

Your income can reduce how much Age Pension we pay you. We use the pension income test to assess Age Pension.

  1. Age Pension
  2. Who can get it

Assets test for Age Pension

The assets test helps us work out if you can get paid Age Pension. It also affects how much you'll get.

  1. Community groups
  2. Community resources and help

Working after Age Pension age resources for community groups

We have resources to help you share information with older Australians who work and get certain payments from us.

  1. Accessing our services
  2. Contact us

Explanations and formal reviews

Find out what you can do if you want more information or disagree with a decision we've made.

  1. Age Pension
  2. How to manage your payment

Working while you’re getting Age Pension

If your income goes over the cut off point, we'll pay you $0 for that fortnight. In some situations, we can suspend your Age Pension.

  1. Income test
  2. Income

Allowances while getting an income support payment

Some work related allowances are assessable income and can affect your payment amount.

Getting a Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) payment

Find out if you or your partner getting a DVA payment could affect your eligibility for a payment from us.

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