Balance Aged Care Logo

Balance Aged Care Specialists

September 2017 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: September 20th, 2017 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 rate

Plus + Supplements

Total pension

Single

$814.00pf

$66.30 +$14.10

$894.40pf

Couple

$613.60

$50.00 +$10.60

$674.20pf each
$1348.40pf combined

Illness separated Couple

$814.00pf

$66.30 +$14.10

$894.40pf each
$1,788.80pf combined

 war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows +
Disability Pension

Basic Rate

Income Support
Supplement
(ISS)

Total + ISS

War Widows

$909.10pf

$268.50

$1,177.60pf
$30,617.60pa

TPI Pension  

$1,373.80pf

EDA  

$758.90pf

General rate Disability  10% $55.77

100% $488.40