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March 2014 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

March 2014 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Centrelink & DVA, revise the maximum pension entitlements every March 20th & September 20th indexed to AWOTE (Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings). Here are the new maximum rate pensions for Centrelink & Department of Veterans Affairs.

Pension rates (per fortnight)

Single

Couple each

Couple combined

Couple each
separated due to ill health

Maximum basic rate

$766.00

$577.40

$1,154.80

$766.00

Maximum Pension Supplement

$62.90

$47.40

$94.80

$62.90

Clean Energy Supplement

$13.90

$10.50

$21.00

$13.90

TOTAL

$842.80

$635.30

$1,270.60

$842.80

 

 

The new Maximum Pension rates from DVA (Dept of Veterans Affairs) are as follows

  • Service Pension & Partner service pension are the same as for Centrelink.
  • The War Widows Pension & Disability Pensions for DVA are as follows;

War widows

Old rate 

New Rate 

War widow(er)'s pension

$840.20

$856.20

Income support supplement

$247.60

$252.40

TOTAL WAR WIDOWS

$1,087.80

$1,108.60

Disability pension

Old rate 

New Rate 

TPI (Special Rate)

$1269.00

$1293.20

Intermediate rate

$861.30

$877.80

EDA

$700.70

$714.20

100 per cent

$451.00

$459.60

10 per cent

$51.85

$52.80

 

 

Posted: 26-Mar-2014. Author: Jordie Cox

 

 
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