Special Benefit when you reach age pension age

When you reach age pension age, you may still get Special Benefit if you're not eligible for Age Pension.

When you reach age pension age, you should apply to transfer to Age Pension to see if you are eligible, and to tell us about any superannuation you have.

You may continue to be paid Special Benefit if you are not eligible for Age Pension.

Once you reach age pension age, the Pension Supplement will be automatically paid to you with your regular fortnightly payment. The supplement replaces your separate additional payments of:

Read more about how to transfer to Age Pension.

Page last updated: 22 September 2017