Age rules for Age Pension

To be eligible for Age Pension you must be 65 or older.

From July 2017

Depending on your birthdate, from 1 July 2017 age pension age will be 65 years and 6 months.

After that, age pension age will go up 6 months every 2 years until 1 July 2023.

If your birthdate is you’ll be old enough at
1 July 1952 to 31 December 1953 65 years and 6 months
1 January 1954 to 30 June 1955 66 years
1 July 1955 to 31 December 1956 66 years and 6 months
From 1 January 1957 67 years

Page last updated: 16 October 2017