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
We have payments and services to help you plan for retirement or continue to work past Age Pension age.
Health care and Medicare
How you can get affordable health care and access our services.
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.
Do you owe Centrelink money?
From 10 June 2019, if you owe us money we can recover it from your Family Tax Benefit (FTB) payments.
Energy Assistance Payments will be paid in June 2019
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment by 30 June 2019.
Changes to the Pension Loans Scheme from 1 July 2019
Changes to the Pension Loans Scheme will impact new and existing participants. More people will be able to access it.
Changes to the Work Bonus from 1 July 2019
The Work Bonus is increasing. We’ll also apply it to self-employment income from active participation.
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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