A regular extra payment to help with bills and medicine costs if you get income support from us.
Eligibility & payment rates
Pension Supplement is a combined payment of Pharmaceutical Allowance, Utilities Allowance, GST Supplement and Telephone Allowance equal to the higher rate for internet subscribers.
How much you get
The amount of Pension Supplement you can get depends on if you are single or in a couple.
Managing your payment
If we cancel your support payment, your Pension Supplement will stop from the same date.
While travelling outside Australia
There are rules about how long your Pension Supplement can be paid when you travel outside Australia.
My bank account is overdrawn
You can get help to manage your money if your bank account is overdrawn.
Manage your money
We’ve got advice and tools to help you with budgeting, borrowing and credit, and managing debt.
Read about how to manage your money.