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.
You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Wife Pension, and how much you'll get.
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.
Page last updated: 9 July 2019