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March 2018 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: March 26th, 2018 by Eric Hiam in Aged Care Financial Advice

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 ratePlus + SupplementsTotal pension
Single$826.20pf$67.30 +$14.10$907.60pf
Couple$622.80$50.70 +$10.60$684.10pf each

$1368.20pf combined

Illness separated Couple$826.20pf$67.30 +$14.10$907.60pf each

$1,815.20pf combined

maximum war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows + Disability PensionBasic RateIncome Support Supplement (ISS)Total + ISS
War Widows$922.50pf$272.60$1,951.10pf

$31,072.60pa

TPI Pension$1,394.20pf
EDA$770.20pf
General rate Disability10% $56.501
00% $495.70