6.3.4 Retirement overpayments

Summary

This section contains information on overpayment of Age related to DVA 'double dipping'.

DVA 'double dipping' overpayment - Age

A person cannot receive a service pension from DVA and a social security pension at the same time. Should DVA be unable to cease a service pension by the grant date of a social security pension then they will calculate an overpayment and advise Centrelink.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(1)-'social security pension'

Policy reference: SS Guide 3.4.1 Age - qualification & payability

Last reviewed: 20 March 2020