Aged Pension increases from 20 March 2019

The statuary indexation of pensions to CPI, including the Aged Pension will take effect on 20 March 2019.

The new maximum Adult Aged Pension rates per fortnight will be:

 

Single*

Previous Amount.

 20 Mar 2019 amount.

 Increase

Base

$834.40

$843.60

$9.20

pf

Supplement

$67.80

$68.50

$0.70

pf

Energy Supplement

$14.10

$14.10

-

pf

Total

$916.30

$926.20

$9.90

pf

 

Partnered (each)

Base

$629.00

$635.90

$6.90

pf

Supplement

$51.10

$51.60

$0.50

pf

Energy Supplement

$10.60

$10.60

-

pf

Total

$690.70

$698.10

$7.40

pf

*Also illness-separated, respite care or partner in gaol

 

The full listing of pensions, transitional pension rates, allowances and supplements are available at the Department of Social Security website - https://www.dss.gov.au/benefits-payments/indexation-rates-march-2019

 

6 March 2019.