Payments for older Australians
Payments and services for older Australians who are retired, planning for retirement or considering working past age pension age.
Age Pension and planning your retirement
Whether you are an older Australian planning for retirement or continuing to work past age pension age, we have payments and services to help with living costs.
We can help with the cost of health services, prescription medicines and medical equipment.
If you travel or live outside Australia this may affect your health care, child support and Centrelink payments.
Concession and health care cards
Concession and health care cards can get you cheaper health services and medicines.
How to manage money going into retirement
We can help you plan your money for retirement and meet financial challenges when you’re retired.
Help for people who need essential medical equipment
A yearly payment to help with energy costs to run medical equipment or medically required heating or cooling.
Have you seen the new myGov digital assistant (DA)?
Need online support using myGov? You can now get help using myGov’s DA.
Gifting may affect your pension
Before you give away your income and assets, it’s important to know how it can affect your payment.
Introducing new services for carers and a Carer Allowance income test
From 20 September 2018, you’ll need to meet an income test to get Carer Allowance.
Find the help you need with My Aged Care
The My Aged Care phone line and website is your starting point to access a range of aged care support services.
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