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by Banjo
Mar 19, 2015 18:50:34 GMT 7
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Say hello and tell your story here.

154 2,798 G'day and peace
by pulsar
Mar 28, 2015 6:51:30 GMT 7
No New Posts To All Aussie Pensioners - 1 Viewing

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

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

19 220 Depression
by Banjo
Mar 29, 2015 7:36:03 GMT 7

General

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General Topics

923 9,606 A guide to cheap rentals in Australia
by thegreenman
Mar 30, 2015 1:57:23 GMT 7
No New Posts Establishing Residency In Australia/Australian Working Life Residence

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

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

Moderators: bedwin, anotherdsp

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by Banjo
Mar 28, 2015 20:53:30 GMT 7
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Relevant Links

18 106 People with Disability Australia (PWDA)
by tanganyika
Feb 17, 2015 16:52:22 GMT 7

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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

The place to post general related articles

366 2,051 Under 50s to work for dole
by scallywag
Mar 29, 2015 15:11:34 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

37 319 The Greens and Portability
by scallywag
Sept 26, 2014 7:08:11 GMT 7
No New Posts FeedBack

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

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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.

22 100 South Australian Group.
by Banjo
Jan 16, 2015 8:40:23 GMT 7

Centrelink Decisions and Support

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No New Posts Freedom of information

How to get your file off of Centrelink

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2 56 Freedom of information
by fonze
Mar 6, 2015 12:57:16 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink News - 1 Viewing

Includes The Social Security Act 1991

339 1,349 March 2015 pension increase
by Banjo
Mar 19, 2015 21:07:01 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink Experiences

Put your experiences here, please keep it civil.

59 934 How many of us get DSP first go?
by Banjo
Mar 10, 2015 17:20:44 GMT 7
No New Posts Appealing Centrelink Decisions

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

62 580 DSP Refusal Appeal Success
by fonze
Mar 5, 2015 20:41:44 GMT 7
No New Posts National Welfare Rights Network

This organisation helps people with Centrelink

36 227 Welfare Writes
by Banjo
Mar 28, 2015 7:52:17 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

104 456 Coalition to Discuss Pension Changes
by Banjo
Mar 8, 2015 8:17:57 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

86 1,785 DSP canceled after more than 4 weeks overseas in 12 month
by dakota
Mar 29, 2015 17:03:15 GMT 7
No New Posts Disability News

For discussion of disability and news concerning it.

Moderator: bedwin

207 886 Shameful”: Govt fails on jobs for disabled
by Banjo
Mar 23, 2015 10:19:04 GMT 7
No New Posts New DSP Impairment Tables - 1 Viewing

19 255 DSP Points/Work Requirements/Program of Support.
by muggins
Mar 19, 2015 16:08:31 GMT 7
No New Posts Work And The DSP - 1 Viewing

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

71 607 Disability Employment Australia
by latindancer
Mar 29, 2015 17:34:15 GMT 7
No New Posts Disability Support Pension Overseas FAQ

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

21 321 Disability Support Pension travelling outside Australia
by symi
Feb 24, 2015 23:08:17 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

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

43 996 Overseas money options
by mra
Mar 24, 2015 16:08:55 GMT 7
No New Posts Travel Tips and Travel Advice - 1 Viewing

For Aussie pensioners travelling overseas on the cheap.

Moderator: bedwin

133 991 Philippines tourist visa
by viper1431
Feb 16, 2015 0:04:59 GMT 7
No New Posts Flying on a Budget

Yes, even us pensioners can afford international travel.

80 459 The cheapest days to fly
by Banjo
Mar 4, 2015 11:46:34 GMT 7

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