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This covers the Social Security Act and Centrelink Guidelines that effect pensioners.
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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.

157 2,837 seeking advice
by anthonydsp
Apr 21, 2015 12:10:45 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

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

21 233 Depression
by Banjo
Apr 21, 2015 7:38:30 GMT 7

General

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General Topics

931 9,657 More than a million Australians live in poverty
by frugle
Apr 21, 2015 9:16:52 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

299 2,362 AustraliansInASEAN
by thegreenman
Apr 19, 2015 12:16:10 GMT 7
No New Posts Links

Relevant Links

18 106 People with Disability Australia (PWDA)
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

The place to post general related articles

368 2,056 Mental health groups last-minute funding reprieve
by Banjo
Apr 3, 2015 7:46:54 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.

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 - 1 Viewing

Includes The Social Security Act 1991

341 1,366 Tens of thousands clamour for APS jobs
by frugle
Apr 21, 2015 6:33:34 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 - 1 Viewing

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

36 230 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

108 466 How Much Do You Need for Retirement
by pjmpjm
Apr 21, 2015 10:44:29 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

86 1,791 Portabilty Claim
by Banjo
Apr 21, 2015 17:26:58 GMT 7
No New Posts Disability News

For discussion of disability and news concerning it.

Moderator: bedwin

210 917 Disability Support Pension Medical Review
by quantumranger
Apr 18, 2015 19:53:45 GMT 7
No New Posts New DSP Impairment Tables

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

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

77 636 Aged and Disability Work Discrimination Inquiry
by Banjo
Apr 20, 2015 9:27:18 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

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

45 1,045 Costa Rica
by pjmpjm
Apr 20, 2015 8:22:28 GMT 7
No New Posts Travel Tips and Travel Advice

For Aussie pensioners travelling overseas on the cheap.

Moderator: bedwin

136 997 Managing Money While Travelling
by pjmpjm
Apr 18, 2015 14:07:03 GMT 7
No New Posts Flying on a Budget - 1 Viewing

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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