You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Age Pension, and how much you'll get.
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To be eligible for Age Pension you must be 65 or older.
On the day you claim Age Pension you must be an Australian resident and be in Australia.
You usually need to be an Australian resident to get a payment from us. This page explains how we define an Australian resident.
Income test for pensions
Your income can reduce your pension.
The value of the assets you own affects if you can get Age Pension, and how much you can get.
We use income and assets tests to work out how much Age Pension you get.
Your relationship status
If you’re a member of a couple, it can affect what payments you can get and your payment rate.