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Pension Payments for Veterans

Thursday 21 March, 2019

The Department for Veterans’ Affairs has announced that pension payments for veterans, their partners, war widows and widowers are set to increase from 20 March 2019 through indexation.

The pension paid on payday 28 March 2019 will comprise a component of both the old and new rates. The new pension rates will be fully effective from pension payday 11 April 2019.

The table below highlights the new fortnightly rates.

These are the maximum rates of payment and include any Energy Supplement payable.

Pensions are indexed twice a year in March and September.

A full list of pension rates is available in CLIK.

Relevant factsheets have also been updated and are available on the DVA website.

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