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September 2015 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Posted on: September 20th, 2015 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$788.40pf$64.50 +$14.10$867.00pf
Couple$594.30$48.60 +$10.60$653.50pf each
$1,307pf combined
Illness separated Couple$788.40pf$64.50 +$14.10$867.00pf each
$1,734.00pf combined

war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows +
Disability Pension
Basic RateIncome Support
Total + ISS
War Widows$880.90pf$259.90$1,140.80pf
TPI Pension$1,330.90pf
General rate Disability10%= $54.24pf