Thank you for visiting this website. In the period preceding an election, the Australian Government assumes a caretaker role.

The Department of Social Services hosts this website and the department will manage it in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions.

Benefits & Payments 

Benefits and payments relevant to seniors that are delivered or managed by the department, including Supporting Self-funded Retirees.


Allowances and Bonuses

Concession Cards and Supplements


Where to get benefits and payments

The delivery of payments, services and customer information is done by Services Australia.

The Department of Veterans' Affairs also makes payments for a small number of customers on the Department's behalf.

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