A lump sum payment if you delayed claiming Age Pension, kept working and are registered in the scheme.
- you registered for the scheme before 1 July 2014
- since you became eligible for Age Pension we haven’t paid you any income support except Carer Payment or Carer Service Pension
- you pass the work test rules for at least 12 months from when you became a member of the scheme
You can’t register for the Pension Bonus Scheme anymore. If you’re registered for the scheme, you may get a Commonwealth Seniors Health Card.
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get the Pension Bonus Scheme, and how much you'll get.
Check if you are eligible before you start your claim. You must claim your Pension Bonus with your Age Pension.
Your options and obligations for the Pension Bonus Scheme.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Pension Bonus Scheme.