10.1.10.60 WP & Widow Pension - Entitled & Not Entitled Persons

Entitled & not entitled persons

A wife pensioner is an entitled person if:

  • she is a woman who is or was the partner of a man who was affected by the so-called 'Greek conspiracy', or
  • a woman who was an Australian resident for at least 10 years.

A widow B pensioner is an entitled person if:

  • she is a woman who is or was the partner of a man who was affected by the so-called 'Greek conspiracy',
  • a woman who was an Australian resident for at least 10 years, or
  • a woman who is receiving a WidB because her legal husband died.

A wife or widow B pensioner who is not an entitled person who goes to an agreement country can continue to receive that pension beyond 6 weeks if the agreement with that country covers that payment.

Last reviewed: 2 January 2019