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 March 2017)
New rate
(fortnightly - effective 20 September 2017)
Increase
(fortnightly)
Service pension      
Single person $888.30 $894.40 $6.10
Couples (each) $669.60 $674.20 $4.60
Single person - transitional $748.00 $752.40 $4.40
Couples (each) - transitional $603.40 $607.00 $3.60
War widows      
War widow(er)'s pension $902.80 $909.10 $6.30
Income support supplement $266.60 $268.50 $1.90
Disability pension      
TPI (Special Rate) $1,364.30 $1,373.80 $9.50
Intermediate rate $926.20 $932.70 $6.50
EDA $753.60 $758.90 $5.30
100 per cent $485.00 $488.40 $3.40
10 per cent $55.43 $55.77 $0.34
MRCA      
Wholly dependent partner payment $902.80 $909.10 $6.30
Special rate disability pension (SRDP) $1,364.30 $1,373.80 $9.50

 

Archived pension rates