Disability Support Pension

Financial support for people who have a physical, intellectual or psychiatric condition that stops them from working or people who are permanently blind.

Eligibility basics

  • aged between 16 years of age and Age Pension age, and either
  • permanently blind, or
  • have been assessed as having a physical, intellectual, or psychiatric impairment, and
    • unable to work, or to be retrained for work, for 15 hours or more per week at or above the relevant minimum wage within the next 2 years because of the impairment
    • have been assessed as having a severe impairment or as having actively participated in a Program of Support

Page last updated: 5 February 2016