Age Pension

Assets test

The value of the assets you own affects if you can get Age Pension, and how much you can get.

How the assets test works

There are limits to how much your assets can be worth before it affects your pension amount.

You can view the current assets test limits to see how much your assets can be worth before they reduce your Age Pension.

Asset Hardship provisions

You can apply for Asset Hardship provisions if you’re in severe financial hardship and you get little or no Age Pension.

Page last updated: 12 May 2018