Age Pension

Age rules

To be eligible for Age Pension you must be 65 or older.

From July 2017

Depending on your birthdate, from 1 July 2017 Age Pension age will be 65 years and 6 months.

After that, Age Pension age will go up 6 months every 2 years until 1 July 2023.

If your birthdate is you’ll be old enough at
1 July 1952 to 31 December 1953 65 years and 6 months
1 January 1954 to 30 June 1955 66 years
1 July 1955 to 31 December 1956 66 years and 6 months
From 1 January 1957 67 years
This information was printed Tuesday 21 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/age-pension/eligibility/age-rules It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 5 April 2019