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March 2016 Indexation to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Posted on: April 29th, 2016 by Eric Hiam in Aged Care Advice

The Government has announced the following increases to Age Pensions, Disability Pension & the same applies to Service Pensions for DVA The maximum rate of Age, Disability & Service pension (DVA) per fortnight

Basic ratePlus + SupplementsTotal pension
Single$798.80pf$65.00 +$14.10$873.90pf
Couple$599.10pf$49.00 +$10.60$658.70pf each
$1,317pf combined
Illness separated Couple$799.80pf$65.00 +$14.10$873.90pf each
$1,747.80pf combined

war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows +
Disability Pension
Basic RateIncome Support
Total + ISS
War Widows$887.90pf$262.00$1,149.90pf
TPI Pension$1,341.50pf
General rate Disability10%= $54.62pf