Pensions are increasing from 20 March 2023

Published: 20 March 2023

The payment rates for Age Pension, Carer Payment and Disability Support Pension are increasing from 20 March 2023.

Age Pension, Carer Payment and Disability Support Pension will increase by $37.50 a fortnight for singles and $56.40 a fortnight for couples combined.

The increase to the Disability Support Pension applies to customers who are either:

  • older than 21 years of age
  • younger than 21 and caring for a dependent child.

You don’t need to do anything, it will happen automatically.

The rates for these payments are reviewed in March and September each year.

You can see your next payment amount in your Centrelink online account or Express Plus Centrelink mobile app. 

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Page last updated: 20 March 2023.
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