A payment for a widow who didn’t get Parenting Payment, has limited money and lost the financial support of their partner.
New grants of Widow B Pension stopped on 20 March 1997. If you got Widow B Pension before then, you can keep getting it for as long as you are eligible or transfer to Age Pension.
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Widow B Pension, and how much you'll get.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for Widow B Pension.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Widow B Pension.