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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. The table below shows the different rates of Age Pension payments for single people and couples. Pension rates (per fortnight) Single […]

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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. The table below shows the different rates of Age Pension payments for single people and couples. Pension rates (per fortnight) Single […]

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