Payment for older Australians
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The main income support payment for people who have reached Age Pension age.
- reached Age Pension age
- under the income and assets test limits
- an Australian resident, normally for at least 10 years
If you were getting an eligible payment on 2 April 2019, we’ll pay you an Energy Assistance Payment in June.
In this section
Who can get it
To be eligible for Age Pension you must be 65 or older.
How much you can get
We use income and assets tests to work out how much Age Pension you get.
How to prepare to claim
There are several factors to consider when you’re preparing to claim Age Pension.
How to claim
Complete the following steps to claim Age Pension. Before you start, check if you can get it.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for Age Pension.
What other services are available
Tools, information and other services we offer.
What information relates
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Age Pension.