Increase to Age Pension age from 1 July 2019
12 June 2019
If you’re born between 1 January 1954 and 30 June 1955, you can claim Age Pension once you’re 66.
The qualifying age to get Age Pension has been increasing by 6 months every 2 years. This will continue until it reaches 67 years on 1 July 2023.
We use your birthdate to determine your Age Pension age.
You can plan your financial future by using our free and confidential Financial Information Service.
You can read more:
- about the age rules for Age Pension
- about how to budget, build savings and manage your money
- news for older Australians.
If you’re an eligible pensioner over Age Pension age, you may benefit from upcoming changes to the Work Bonus.
From January 2020, you won’t get travel vouchers sent with your Pensioner Concession Card anymore.
Page last updated: 20 June 2019