Index Pension and Pension Equivalent Payments by the Consumer Price Index - Budget 2014-15

From 1 September 2017 all pension payments and pension equivalent payments will be indexed by the Consumer Price Index only, which will make indexation arrangements consistent across all social security payments.

This measure has been withdrawn.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

The proposal will impact recipients of Age Pension, Disability Support Pension, Carer Payment, Wife Pension, Widow B Pension and Bereavement Allowance.

Am I eligible for this measure?

This will automatically impact all affected payments.

When will this measure start and finish?

This measure will start on 1 September 2017 and be ongoing.

Page last updated: 27 August 2017