Pensions and payments
Recommended resources for:
- the Age Pension and other financial support
- illness, injury and disability payments and support
- carer benefits.
Information about age, residence and other eligibility requirements for the Age Pension. It also covers concessions and related benefits.
Payments for older Australians
Information about payments and support services available to older Australians considering retirement. It covers income support, rent and medical assistance, and where to find further help.
Payments for people living with illness, injury or disability
Information about payments and support available for people with an illness, injury or a disability that means they cannot work. It covers financial and social services.
People with disability
Information about the eligibility requirements for accessing supports and services through the National Disability Insurance Scheme. It includes videos, factsheets and case studies.
Information in accessible formats, including audio, about the legal rights of people with a physical, intellectual or mental disability under the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme). Includes information about eligibility, anti-discrimination law, making complaints and applying for reviews of decisions about disability support.
Want to speak with someone about a government allowance?
Centrelink Financial Information Service: 13 2300
Victoria Legal Aid: 1300 792 387