The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

1.1.P.129 Pension age (Age)


Please refer to the definition of pension age in the SSAct. Pension age is the minimum age at which a person may qualify for Age.

Act reference: SSAct section 23(5A) A man born during the period …, section 23(5B) A woman born before 1 July 1935 reaches age pension age when she turns 60, section 23(5C) A woman born within the period specified …, section 23(5D) A woman born during the period specified …

Last reviewed: