You need to meet eligibility requirements to get Wife Pension, and how much you'll get.
In this section
Income test for pensions
Your income can reduce your pension.
The value of assets you and your partner own affects if you can get Wife Pension and how much you can get.
How much you can get
The amount of Wife Pension you can get depends on your and your partner's combined income and assets. It also depends if you live together.
Your relationship status
If you’re a member of a couple, it can affect what payments you can get and your payment rate.
Transitional rate of pension
The transitional rate started in 2009 for pensioners who would get a lower rate if we used the new income test.