An income support payment we used to offer for women whose partner gets Age Pension or Disability Support Pension.
No new Wife Pensions
We stopped granting this payment from 1 July 1995.
Who’s still eligible
If you got Wife Pension before 1 July 1995, you can stay on it for:
- as long as you’re still eligible, or
- until you transfer to Age Pension
We use income and assets tests to work out how much Wife Pension you get.
In this section
Eligibility & payment rates
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Wife Pension, and how much you'll get.
Managing your payment
Your options and obligations for Wife Pension.
Tools, information and other services we offer.
We have other payments, services and subjects to help you with Wife Pension.