Age Pension rates increase on 20 March 2022. This article also explains how the Age Pension works, and includes the latest Age Pension rates for residents, non-residents, and the transitional Age Pension.
Learn about the key aspects of the Age Pension in the following SuperGuide articles:
Set out below are the latest articles that relate to age pension.
Many pensioners are unaware they can continue working and earning some income on the side without losing pension entitlements, but not everyone is eligible.
Our Age Pension calculator gives you an estimate of your potential Age Pension entitlements for the period 20 March 2022 to 30 June 2022.
A common question for Australians planning their retirement is if, and when, they will be eligible for the Age Pension.
A common question for those nearing or in retirement is “How much can a pensioner earn before it affects the pension?”.
This article details the rules and limits of the Age Pension assets test (how much your savings and other assets are worth), which is one half of the means test (along with the income test) that determines how much Age Pension you could be eligible for.
Sheena Stow-Smith from PensionHelp answers reader questions about how super affects disability support.
The amount you and your partner have in super can have a big impact on your Age Pension entitlements. We explain how.
Australia’s retired service personnel and their families receive similar entitlements to Age Pensioners, with some notable differences.
The Age Pension is highly prized, but your eligibility and the amount you receive will depend on your residency status among other things.
Sheena Stow-Smith from PensionHelp answers reader questions about how minimum drawdowns impact Age Pension entitlements.
Sheena Stow-Smith from PensionHelp answers reader questions about the impact on Age Pension entitlements of buying or selling the family home.
This article is a step-by-step guide to claiming the Age Pension and getting it right the first time so you can avoid any delays or frustration.
Take our 10-question quiz to test your knowledge on the Age Pension rules.
Under the deeming rules, you are ‘deemed’ to earn a certain annual rate of return on your financial assets, regardless of the rate of return you actually earn.