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March 2016 Indexation to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Aged Care Advice | 29th April 2016

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 Single $798.80pf $65.00 +$14.10 $873.90pf Couple $599.10pf $49.00 +$10.60 $658.70pf each $1,317pf combined Illness separated […]

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March 2016 Changes to Aged Care Fees

Aged Care Advice | 29th April 2016

The Government has announced the indexation to the Aged Care Fees for March, only the Basic Daily Care Fee changes affect existing residents. Post July 2014 Residents, Basic Daily Care Fee (BDCF) $48.25/day Annual Limit of Means Tested Fee $25,939.92pa Lifetime limit of Means Tested Fee $62,255.85 Pre July 2014 Residents Basic Daily Care Fee […]

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September 2015 Changes to Aged Care Fees

Aged Care Advice | 20th September 2015

The Government has announced the indexation to the Aged Care Fees for September, only the Basic Daily Care Fee changes affect existing residents. Post July 2014 Residents, Basic Daily Care Fee (BDCF) $47.86/day Annual Limit of Means Tested Fee $25,731.05pa Lifetime limit of Means Tested Fee $61,754.55 Pre July 2014 Residents Basic Daily Care Fee […]

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September 2015 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Aged Care Advice | 20th September 2015

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 Single $788.40pf $64.50 +$14.10 $867.00pf Couple $594.30 $48.60 +$10.60 $653.50pf each $1,307pf combined Illness separated […]

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March 2015 Changes to Aged Care Fees

Aged Care Advice | 8th April 2015

Every March & September the Government indexes the Age Care fees, on the same date that the Age & DVA Pensions are indexed. As from 20th March 2015 the new Aged Care Rate of BASIC Daily Care Fee is as follows: Maximum Basic Daily Fee  PRE JULY 2014 Residents – Standard Resident contribution– includes respite residents […]

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March 2015 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Aged Care Advice | 8th April 2015

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 $782.20 $589.60 […]

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September 2014 Changes to Centrelink and DVA Pensions

Aged Care Advice | 3rd November 2014

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 […]

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