March indexation means pension and JobSeeker go up

Article published 10 March 2021

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THE rates for 2.6 million Age Pensioners as well as 750,000 people on the Disability Support Pension and 295,000 Carer Payment recipients will increase by $8.40 a fortnight to $952.70 for singles, and $12.60 a fortnight to $1,436.20 for couples combined.

These rates include the Pension Supplement and the Energy Supplement which are payable to all pensioners in Australia.

The rate for the JobSeeker Payment also includes the Energy Supplement and will increase by $5.10 a fortnight to $579.60 for singles and $4.60 a fortnight to $523.30 for each member of a couple.

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