Getting the Age Pension

Understanding whether you can qualify for the Australian Age Pension can be tricky.  So can managing your pension through income tests, asset tests, means tests and the changes to your assets that may flow out of various life choices and occurrences like downsizing, inheriting money, equity release and more.

Here we provide the essentials on the pension as well as relatable questions and answers and stories from our community, so you can better understand how the pension works and get on with enjoying the best retirement possible.

Senior Concessions Guide 2023/24

One of the benefits of hitting retirement age is taking advantage of the concessions available to you. To help make it easier for you to find what you’re entitled to, we’ve created this FREE e-guide to reveal what concessions are available for the following cardholders: Commonwealth Seniors Health Card, Pensioner Concession Card, Health Care Card and Seniors Card.

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