The 5.25 per cent rate charged for reverse mortgages under the pension loans scheme would be reviewed.
Planning on that bucket list trip or last visit to overseas family? The government wants to end your pension supplement after just six weeks away.
'Shopping around could save Australian consumers hundreds of millions of dollars each year' says ACCC.
Government expects to net $219 million over four years through about 6000 cases of pensions being paid to dead people.
Peak advocacy group says current taper rate is a disincentive for people who try to put away more for their retirement.
Its used by many Australians to access the equity in their home without needing to sell or downsize - but the equity release still attracts many myths and misconceptions.
No joy for those receiving Newstart, widow allowance or sickness allowance which will increase by $3.30 a fortnight.