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September 2014 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

September 2014 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

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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

$776.70

$585.50

$1,171.00

$766.70

Maximum Pension Supplement

$63.50

$47.90

$95.80

$63.50

Clean Energy Supplement

$14.10

$10.60

$21.20

$14.10

TOTAL

$854.30

$644.00

$1,288.00

$854.30

 

 

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

$856.20

$868.00

Income support supplement

$252.40

$256.00

TOTAL WAR WIDOWS

$1,108.60

$1,124.00

Disability pension

Old rate 

New Rate 

TPI (Special Rate)

$1293.20

$1311.30

Intermediate rate

$877.80

$890.19

EDA

$714.20

$724.20

100 per cent

$459.60

$466.10

10 per cent

$52.80

$53.54

 

 

Posted: 03-Nov-2014. Author: James Parnwell

 

 
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