Simpler age pension

Simpler age pension

Applying for the Age Pension with Centrelink can be a frustrating and complex process. Retirement Essentials can help eligible Media Super members access the Age Pension more easily. Find our more and check if you're eligible today with the Retirement Essentials Age Pension calculator.

Age Pension applications made easy

If you’ve ever tried applying for the Age Pension you’ll know how frustrating it can be. Some members have told us it was so complicated they simply gave up.

Eligible Media Super members who completed the process later, missed out on an average of $7,659 each from delaying their successful applications.

That's why we’ve partnered with Retirement Essentials to make the process quick and easy.

Watch a short video explaining the process and benefits.

When you apply directly to Centrelink

If you apply for the Age Pension directly to Centrelink yourself, here’s what you can expect:

  • hundreds of complicated questions and confusing forms
  • multiple visits to a Centrelink office
  • long lines and wait times

Retirement Essentials help make Age Pension applications easy

Applying through Retirement Essentials, you'll enjoy:

  • a simple online process
  • only one, planned, stress-free visit to Centrelink
  • support from Age Pension specialists throughout your application process

Check your Age Pension eligibility

Enjoy the benefits

  • Be confident that you’re getting all your Age Pension entitlements.
  • Feel supported and in control of your money, Age Pension Specialists are waiting to help you.
  • Save time by applying from the comfort of your own home and at your pace.
  • No more confusing paperwork.
  • Avoid Centrelink frustration and skip the ‘backwards and forwards’ process.

Retirement Essentials help you keep the Age Pension

  • Reminders you when you need to update Centrelink
  • Let you know about any Age Pension government changes
  • Support from Age Pension Specialists when you need a bit of help.
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Save $50 off the usual $396 application fee

As a Media Super member, you get $50 off the usual $396 application fee. Just apply the promo code MEDIA at the checkout when you apply for your Age Pension with Retirement Essentials. The website has easy to follow instructions on how to do this.

Money back guarantee

If you go through the process and find you aren’t eligible for the Age Pension, Retirement Essentials will give you 100% of your application fee back. Full terms and conditions are available on the Retirement Essentials website.

What do you get?

  • A clear understanding of Centrelink’s requirements
  • All forms filled out correctly
  • Support to ensure you get all that you’re entitled to
  • Age Pension Specialists are available to chat online or over the phone
  • A full money back guarantee

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