How much is the aged care pension for a couple?

How much is the aged care pension for a couple?

Couple (each): $718.10 per fortnight (approximately $18,670 per year) Couple (combined): $1,436.20 per fortnight (approximately $37,341 per year)

What assets can a pensioner couple have?

Assets limits for a part Age Pension (Residents)

Situation Current limit
Single Non-homeowner $804,750
Couple (combined) Homeowner $884,000
Couple (combined) Non-homeowner $1,100,500
Couple (illness-separated, combined) Homeowner $1,040,500

Can I get the aged pension if my partner is still working?

Can I get an Age Pension when I turn 65 even if my partner is much younger and/or still working? You can apply for an Age Pension when you have attained age 65 years. The Centrelink rules allow for an Age Pension for only one partner in a couple when the other partner is too young.

Is there pensioner rent assistance for couples without children?

No Pensioner Rent Assistance is payable to a couple without children whose housing cost is less than $174.80 per fortnight in November 2012. The maximum rate of Pensioner Rent Assistance is payable to  a couple without children if their rent is more than $326.53 per fortnight in November 2012 .

What can I do with my age pension in Australia?

If you’re Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Australian you can call the Centrelink Indigenous Call Centre about our payments and services. Our Multicultural Service Officers help migrant and refugee communities connect with our services. Use the Rent Deduction Scheme to pay your public housing rent straight from your Age Pension.

Who is eligible for pensioner rent assistance in Victoria?

Their eligibility for Pensioner Rent Assistance depends on their paying ‘rent’ in the form of ‘board and lodging’ or a contribution to the overall costs of running the home. Pensioner Rent Assistance could be paid to a resident of a private aged care facility, such as an SRS in Victoria.

Can you get Carer Allowance with age pension?

If you get Age Pension, you may be able to get part of it as an advance payment. You pay it back later out of your payments from us. You could get Carer Allowance each fortnight for giving additional daily care to someone who either: is frail aged.

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