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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.

175 3,012 Pensioner overseas travel and the 28 day rule
by desper
Aug 1, 2015 14:58:58 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.

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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.

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

General

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General Topics

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by gomaz
Aug 3, 2015 10:59:34 GMT 7
No New Posts Establishing Residency In Australia/Australian Working Life Residence

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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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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

379 2,096 Lower Centrelink age of financial independence to 18
by Banjo
Jul 10, 2015 19:46:32 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 - 3 Viewing

Includes The Social Security Act 1991

347 1,395 Legal help available for Centrelink problems
by Banjo
Jul 23, 2015 15:24:11 GMT 7
No New Posts Centrelink Experiences - 1 Viewing

Put your experiences here, please keep it civil.

62 953 Setting Up Deductions To Pay bills.
by Banjo
Jul 28, 2015 7:22:10 GMT 7
No New Posts Appealing Centrelink Decisions

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

65 595 The SSAT
by immiadvice
Jul 11, 2015 10:04:01 GMT 7
No New Posts National Welfare Rights Network

This organisation helps people with Centrelink

36 229 Welfare Writes
by Banjo
Apr 20, 2015 14:38:13 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

117 512 Government Creates Mature Age Employment Ambassador
by latindancer
Aug 1, 2015 15:19:17 GMT 7
No New Posts Old Age Pension: portability and residency restrictions

Watch Out! You may be the next target.

41 509 AWLR AAT Decision
by Banjo
Aug 2, 2015 7:10:35 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 - 1 Viewing

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

For discussion of disability and news concerning it.

Moderator: bedwin

215 946 Intellectually disabled gain greater legal rights
by Banjo
Jul 29, 2015 20:59:58 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 - 2 Viewing

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

87 690 Willing To Work Inquiry Submissions
by quantumranger
Jul 28, 2015 20:23:18 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.

50 1,077 Philippines
by chris
Jul 23, 2015 13:08:52 GMT 7
No New Posts Travel Tips and Travel Advice - 2 Viewing

For Aussie pensioners travelling overseas on the cheap.

Moderator: bedwin

143 1,082 Philippines tourist visa
by pon329
Aug 1, 2015 7:36:12 GMT 7
No New Posts Flying on a Budget - 1 Viewing

Yes, even us pensioners can afford international travel.

83 488 Disability complaint may change air travel forever
by immiadvice
Jul 29, 2015 5:07:04 GMT 7

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