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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
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Say hello and tell your story here.

175 3,026 New Member DSP Query in regards to Permanent Portability
by warren1969
Aug 26, 2015 5:27:38 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.

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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.

27 291 Dsp restart
by jessemojo4
Aug 2, 2015 20:01:15 GMT 7

General

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General Topics

982 10,000 Call for Royal Commission Into Disability Abuse
by Banjo
Aug 27, 2015 10:45:25 GMT 7
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14 310 Social Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2015
by ding
Jul 29, 2015 6:50:56 GMT 7
No New Posts Pensioner Chin Wag (Password available on request)

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

Moderators: bedwin, anotherdsp

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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 - 1 Viewing

The place to post general related articles

380 2,103 Healthy Welfare card legislation in parliment today.
by Banjo
Aug 20, 2015 7:42:49 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

38 325 Letter To Macklin
by immiadvice
May 14, 2015 16:39:33 GMT 7
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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.

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

2 55 Freedom of information
by fonze
Mar 6, 2015 12:57:16 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink News

Includes The Social Security Act 1991

351 1,414 Centrelink customers getting angrier
by Banjo
Aug 27, 2015 14:22:29 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink Experiences

Put your experiences here, please keep it civil.

62 955 Centrelink Agents Personal Vendettas and Falsified Breaching
by Gary Looney
Aug 16, 2015 5:21:23 GMT 7
No New Posts Appealing Centrelink Decisions

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

65 598 Amalgamation of Tribunals
by sycksyde
Aug 6, 2015 12:32:34 GMT 7
No New Posts National Welfare Rights Network

This organisation helps people with Centrelink

37 234 Hundreds lose pension as impairment tables turned
by sycksyde
Aug 6, 2015 12:28:35 GMT 7
No New Posts Lost The Pension?

Centrelink Cuts You Off.

14 63 DSP Cancellation
by dswau
Jul 20, 2015 12:27:15 GMT 7

Old Age Pension

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No New Posts OAP News

117 514 Government Creates Mature Age Employment Ambassador
by mikey
Aug 4, 2015 9:48:57 GMT 7
No New Posts Old Age Pension: portability and residency restrictions

Watch Out! You may be the next target.

41 510 Changing from DSP to OAP
by Banjo
Aug 27, 2015 6:56:15 GMT 7

Disability Support Pension

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No New Posts National Disability Insurance Scheme.

18 59 Disability Loop
by Banjo
May 31, 2015 10:10:20 GMT 7
No New Posts Portability And Residency

90 1,890 Portability Rules
by desper
Aug 1, 2015 11:35:10 GMT 7
No New Posts Disability News

For discussion of disability and news concerning it.

Moderator: bedwin

217 959 Is the Pensioner Education Supplement still exist?
by immiadvice
Aug 26, 2015 17:00:31 GMT 7
No New Posts New DSP Impairment Tables

19 270 New DSP Impairment Tables
by bedwin
Jul 14, 2015 16:40:55 GMT 7
No New Posts Work And The DSP

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

90 696 Australian Disability Enterprise Contracts Extended
by Banjo
Aug 27, 2015 10:49:02 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.

52 1,112 Asia: Cost of Living Index 2015 Mid Year
by thegreenman
Aug 22, 2015 20:24:07 GMT 7
No New Posts Travel Tips and Travel Advice

For Aussie pensioners travelling overseas on the cheap.

Moderator: bedwin

143 1,083 Philippines tourist visa
by bangalorebiker
Aug 18, 2015 12:08:18 GMT 7
No New Posts Flying on a Budget

Yes, even us pensioners can afford international travel.

83 489 Disability complaint may change air travel forever
by bangalorebiker
Aug 18, 2015 17:36:44 GMT 7

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