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This covers the Social Security Act and Centrelink Guidelines that effect pensioners.
Staff only may post here

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by Banjo
Mar 19, 2015 18:50:34 GMT 7
No New Posts New Members

Say hello and tell your story here.

169 2,955 New member saying hello.
by wooly
May 30, 2015 8:40:55 GMT 7
No New Posts To All Aussie Pensioners

Board policies and rules.

41 355 New Goals For The Forum
by bedwin
Mar 6, 2015 18:58:54 GMT 7
No New Posts @auspensioner twitter account and other social media

Share the links, stories, quotes and threads we need to tell the world about.

2 36 @auspensioner
by Banjo
Feb 25, 2014 9:38:49 GMT 7
No New Posts People In Crisis - 1 Viewing

Help for people struggling with problems caused by their Centrelink issues.

22 247 People in Crisis.
by quixote2
May 30, 2015 4:55:27 GMT 7

General

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No New Posts General Board

General Topics

956 9,847 Does paracetamol do you more harm than good?
by Banjo
May 28, 2015 8:50:00 GMT 7
No New Posts Establishing Residency In Australia/Australian Working Life Residence - 1 Viewing

13 304 Savings?
by Banjo
Mar 5, 2015 17:56:59 GMT 7
No New Posts Pensioner Chin Wag - 1 Viewing

Lets talk about our lives, similar interests or just about what we like or dislike.

Moderators: bedwin, anotherdsp

307 2,586 eBooks
by pjmpjm
May 29, 2015 15:11:47 GMT 7
No New Posts Links

Relevant Links

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by tanganyika
Feb 17, 2015 16:52:22 GMT 7

Media, News and Correspondence

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No New Posts Department of Social Services Statements and Releases

News from the Department of Social Services

32 243 Review of Australia’s Welfare System Official Documents
by fonze
Mar 5, 2015 20:19:43 GMT 7
No New Posts TV, Internet and other media - 2 Viewing

The place to post general related articles

377 2,091 Top cop to track down welfare cheats who lie about income
by frugle
May 27, 2015 19:58:11 GMT 7
No New Posts Guides for letters

Letters to politicians

8 55 Nick Xenaphon
by fonze
Mar 5, 2015 17:43:08 GMT 7
No New Posts Time To Start Writing To The Politicians - 1 Viewing

38 326 Letter To Macklin
by immiadvice
May 14, 2015 16:39:33 GMT 7
No New Posts FeedBack

Some people out there like/don't like us.

Moderator: bedwin

29 96 Disability sector funding cuts attacked
by nomadic
Feb 14, 2015 16:13:17 GMT 7
No New Posts Contacting Groups.

Contacting similar minded groups.

23 102 Anti Poverty Network SA
by Banjo
Apr 21, 2015 7:24:32 GMT 7

Centrelink Decisions and Support

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No New Posts Freedom of information

How to get your file off of Centrelink

Moderator: scallywag

2 56 Freedom of information
by fonze
Mar 6, 2015 12:57:16 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink News

Includes The Social Security Act 1991

345 1,388 Centrelink leaves 26 million calls unanswered
by quantumranger
May 26, 2015 17:50:17 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink Experiences

Put your experiences here, please keep it civil.

60 950 DSP under 35 reassessment
by frugle
May 11, 2015 17:31:05 GMT 7
No New Posts Appealing Centrelink Decisions

Centrelink Decisions Aren't Final, There Are A Number Of Levels Of Appeal.

63 583 available (by cost) appeal
by Banjo
May 20, 2015 19:18:09 GMT 7
No New Posts National Welfare Rights Network

This organisation helps people with Centrelink

36 230 Welfare Writes
by Banjo
Apr 20, 2015 14:38:13 GMT 7
No New Posts Lost The Pension?

Centrelink Cuts You Off.

11 54 Legless 61 Year Old Crash Victim Denied DSP
by Banjo
May 12, 2014 8:25:03 GMT 7

Old Age Pension

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No New Posts OAP News

111 486 Can Australia afford our retirement bill?
by thegreenman
May 18, 2015 22:07:31 GMT 7
No New Posts Old Age Pension: portability and residency restrictions

Watch Out! You may be the next target.

38 475 The Great Old Age Pensioner’s Money Recycling Scam
by thegreenman
Jan 3, 2015 8:32:12 GMT 7

Disability Support Pension

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No New Posts National Disability Insurance Scheme.

17 58 National Disability Insurance Scheme
by Banjo
Mar 23, 2015 9:28:55 GMT 7
No New Posts Portability And Residency - 2 Viewing

89 1,831 Portabilty Claim
by darjockey
May 30, 2015 9:02:48 GMT 7
No New Posts Disability News

For discussion of disability and news concerning it.

Moderator: bedwin

212 925 Disability Employment Services COMPULSORY???
by quantumranger
May 28, 2015 15:35:05 GMT 7
No New Posts New DSP Impairment Tables

19 264 Called in for reassessment? Here's what you need to do
by jessemojo4
May 28, 2015 3:56:03 GMT 7
No New Posts Work And The DSP

Many DSP recipients will be reassessed for work in the coming year.

79 657 Sheltered workshops - Any good?
by muggins
May 6, 2015 20:27:13 GMT 7
No New Posts Disability Support Pension Overseas FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About Centrelink, the DSP and Living Overseas.

22 327 Travelling to the UK in Sept, traumatised dealing with C/L.
by Banjo
Apr 11, 2015 16:32:13 GMT 7
No New Posts Australian Permanent Residency

And The Disability Support Pension Overseas

23 317 Law on Residency
by will
Oct 10, 2014 16:42:23 GMT 7

Travel Tips

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No New Posts Living Overseas On The Pension - 1 Viewing

Helping people to enjoy living out of Australia on a fixed income.

47 1,055 Dollar Up?
by thegreenman
May 18, 2015 22:16:10 GMT 7
No New Posts Travel Tips and Travel Advice

For Aussie pensioners travelling overseas on the cheap.

Moderator: bedwin

136 998 Travel Insurance Disaster.
by hippyreplacement
May 28, 2015 9:30:10 GMT 7
No New Posts Flying on a Budget

Yes, even us pensioners can afford international travel.

82 473 Air Asia
by thegreenman
May 19, 2015 1:23:11 GMT 7

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