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September 2018 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: September 20th, 2018 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$834.40/pf$67.80 +$14.10$916.30/pf
Couple$629.00/pf$51.10 +$10.60$690.70/pf each

$1381.40/pf combined

Illness separated Couple$834.40/pf$67.80 +$14.10$916.30/pf each

$1,832.60/pf combined

maximum war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows + Disability PensionBasic RateIncome Support Supplement (ISS)Total + ISS
War Widows$931.50pf$275.40$1,206.90pf

$31,379.40pa

TPI Pension$1,408.00pf
EDA$777.90pf
General rate Disability10% $56.99
100%$500.60