Centrelink

The Australian Government offers a range of social security services and payments to support those in need and assist people to become self-sufficient. Benefits are provided through various means, such as pensions, allowances, concessions and aged care services.

In assessing your eligibility for benefits Centrelink will apply a number of different calculations to your assets and income. Basic conditions of eligibility (such as age, health, employment status) and residential requirements must be met.

Understanding the rules and planning ahead can increase your potential benefits.

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