Widow Allowance

Help for women, born on or before 1 July 1955, with no recent workforce experience who have become widowed, divorced or separated since turning 40.

Eligibility basics

  • a woman born on or before 1 July 1955
  • have become widowed, divorced or separated since turning 40
  • have no recent workforce experience
  • meet an income and assets test

Page last updated: 25 November 2016