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March 2019 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: March 20th, 2019 by Eric Hiam in Aged Care 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$843.60/pf$68.50 +$14.10$926.20/pf
Couple$635.90/pf$51.60 +$10.60$698.10/pf each

$1396.20/pf combined

Illness separated Couple$843.60/pf$68.50 +$14.10$926.20/pf each

$1,852.40/pf combined

maximum war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows + Disability PensionBasic RateIncome Support Supplement (ISS)Total + ISS
War Widows$941.60pf$278.50$1,220.10pf


TPI Pension$1,423.40pf
General rate Disability10% $57.54