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September 2019 Changes to Centrelink & DVA Pensions

Posted on: October 1st, 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$850.40pf$68.90 +$14.10$933.40/pf
Couple$641.00/pf$51.90 +$10.60$703.50/pf each

$1407.00/pf combined

Illness separated Couple$850.40/pf$68.90 +$14.10$933.40/pf each

$1,866.80/pf combined

maximum war widows & disability pensions (DVA)

War Widows + Disability PensionBasic RateIncome Support Supplement (ISS)Total + ISS
War Widows$949.10pf$280.80$1,229.90pf

$31,977.40pa

TPI Pension$1,434.70pf
EDA$792.80pf
General rate Disability10% $57.94
100%$510.10