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September 2017 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 by Eric Hiam in Aged Care Financial Planning

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 rate

Plus + Supplements

Total pension



$66.30 +$14.10




$50.00 +$10.60

$674.20pf each
$1348.40pf combined

Illness separated Couple


$66.30 +$14.10

$894.40pf each
$1,788.80pf combined

 war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows +
Disability Pension

Basic Rate

Income Support

Total + ISS

War Widows




TPI Pension  




General rate Disability  10% $55.77

100% $488.40