Your options and obligations for Partner Allowance.
In this section
Change of circumstances
We need to know about changes that could reduce or stop your Partner Allowance.
While travelling outside Australia
To get your payment while outside Australia you must continue to meet the qualification rules for Partner Allowance.
Weekly payment option
Some people can get income support payments each week instead of each fortnight.
How much you or your partner earn affects your payment. We need to know what you and your partner earn so we pay you the right amount.
When you reach Age Pension age
If you’re getting Partner Allowance and reach Age Pension age, you can transfer to Age Pension.
Transfer to Age Pension
If you’re Age Pension age and get an eligible payment, you can apply to transfer to Age Pension.
Overdrawn bank account
You can get help to manage your money if your bank account is overdrawn.