The value of various assets you own can have an effect on your eligibility for a pension.

Refer to the assets test limits to view the current maximum value of assets you can have before it affects your pension.

Asset Hardship provisions

If you are in severe financial hardship and have little or no entitlement to a payment, you can apply to be paid under the Asset Hardship provisions.

This information was printed Monday 20 May 2019 from https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/services/centrelink/widow-b-pension/eligibility-payment-rates/assets-test It may not include all of the relevant information on this topic. Please consider any relevant site notices at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/site-notices when using this material.

Page last updated: 10 May 2019