$8.40 p/f pension increase as one in three over-65s live below the poverty line

Eileen Wood
Updated March 18 2021 - 2:41pm, first published March 9 2021 - 12:30pm
Small pension increase from March 20.
Small pension increase from March 20.

Age and disability pensioners and carer payment recipients can expect a very modest increase to their welfare payment when indexation takes effect from March 20.

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Eileen Wood

Eileen Wood

Senior Journalist

I'm a senior news journalist at The Senior newspaper, the leading publication bringing targeted news on issues affecting older Australians. We cover NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, SA and WA. If you have a story idea I would love to hear it. You can email me: eileen.wood@thesenior.com.au or phone The Senior 02-4355-5000, mob. 0487 495 805

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