How much Widow Allowance you get depends on your income and assets.
We update rates on 20 March and 20 September each year. The table is a guide only.
|Situation||Maximum fortnightly payment|
|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|
Keep in mind, new claims for Widow Allowance closed on 1 July 2018. If you’re already getting Widow Allowance, you must continue to meet eligibility to keep your payment.