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Restart

Restart is a financial incentive of up to $10,000 (GST inclusive) to encourage businesses to hire and retain mature age employees who are 50 years of age and over.

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Age Pension eligibility rules

The age at which Australians are eligible for the Age Pension is gradually increasing, starting from 1 July 2019 and every six months until 1 July 2023, when the age will be 67.

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Superannuation preservation age

The age at which Australians can access their superannuation is called the preservation age. This age increases progressively depending on the person’s year of birth.

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Skills Checkpoint for Older Workers

Skills Checkpoint is for eligible Australians aged 45 to 70, providing them with advice and guidance on transitioning into new roles within their current industry or pathways to a new career.

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Work Bonus

The Work Bonus allows help older Australians to do some paid work, while continuing to receive an Age Pension. The bonus was increased to $300 per fortnight from 1 July 2019.

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