Payment rates on a Disability Support Pension

If you're on a Disability Support Pension the Energy Supplement amount you get depends on your and your partner’s circumstances and the payment or services you get.

The amount of Energy Supplement you’ll get if you’re under 21 with no children depends on:

You’ll get:

  • $5.90 if you’re under 18, single and dependent
  • $6.60 if you’re 18 to 20, single and dependent
  • $9.10 if you’re independent, or a member of a couple.

Payment options

If you get Disability Support Pension, you’ll usually get Energy Supplement fortnightly. We pay it with your regular payment. You may also be able to get Energy Supplement quarterly.

You can change how often you get your payment at any time by calling us on your regular payment line.

Page last updated: 21 January 2019

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