Widow Allowance

Payment rates for Widow Allowance

How much Widow Allowance you get depends on your income and assets.

Your payment rate will depend on your income and assets.

We update rates on 20 March and 20 September each year. The table is a guide only.

If you're The maximum fortnightly payment is
Single with no children $550.20
Single with dependent children $595.10
Single, after getting Widow Allowance for 9 months in a row $595.10

Page last updated: 8 November 2018