The Australian Government offers a range of social security services and payments to support those in need and assist people to become self-sufficient.
Benefits are provided through various means, such as pensions, allowances, concessions and aged care services.
Pensions and Allowances -
The following is a list of some common types of Social Security pensions and allowances:
- Age Pension
- Disability Support Pension
- Carer Payment
- Family Tax Benefit
- Newstart Allowance
- Carer Allowance
To apply for Centrelink benefits, basic conditions of eligibility (such as age, health, employment status) and residential requirements must be met.
The following is a list of some common types of Social Security concessional cards:
- Health Care Cards
- Pensioner Concessional Card
- Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
- Aged Care Services
The Australian Government aims to ensure that affordable, accessible and quality aged care is available to all older Australians when required.
The following is a list of some common types of aged care services.
- Aged Care Homes
- Low-level Care
- High-level Care
- Extra Services Facilities
- Community Care
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