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3.4.2 Age Equalisation For Females


In the 1993-94 Budget the Government announced that the age at which females can be granted an income support pension on the basis of age would be gradually increased to bring it into line with pension age for males.

Income support pension is:



Currently, the pension age for a veteran is 60 years of age (VEA 5QA).

The pension age for a non-veteran is determined by the table below:

Date of birth (both dates inclusive)

Age Pension age

1 July 1952 to 31 December 1953

65 years and 6 months

1 January 1954 to 30 June 1955

66 years

1 July 1955 to 31 December 1956

66 years and 6 months

On or after 1 January 1957

67 years