New pension rates

These rates are updated on 20 March and 20 September each year and include the Clean Energy Supplement.

 

  Old rate
(fortnightly - effective 20 September 2016)
New rate
(fortnightly - effective 20 March 2017)
Increase
(fortnightly)
Service pension      
Single person $877.10 $888.30 $11.20
Couples (each) $661.20 $669.60 $8.40
Single person - transitional $738.60 $748.00 $9.40
Couples (each) - transitional $595.80 $603.40 $7.60
War widows      
War widow(er)'s pension $891.30 $902.80 $11.50
Income support supplement $263.10 $266.60 $3.50
Disability pension      
TPI (Special Rate) $1,346.90 $1,364.30 $17.40
Intermediate rate $914.40 $926.20 $11.80
EDA $744.00 $753.60 $9.60
100 per cent $478.80 $485.00 $6.20
10 per cent $54.81 $55.43 $0.62
MRCA      
Wholly dependent partner payment $891.30 $902.80 $11.50
Special rate disability pension (SRDP) $1,346.90 $1,364.30 $17.40

 

Archived pension rates