The Senior
Thursday, 7 December 2023

New working pensioners to get one-off extra $4000 work bonus from Janauary 1

Updated October 19 2023 - 10:45am, first published September 26 2023 - 5:00am

The one-off $4000 top-up to the Work Bonus brought in by the government as a temporary measure to encourage age pensioners back to work, will continue in the new year but only for new pensioners.


Eileen Wood

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