From 20 March, pensions for veterans, war widows and widowers will further rise. This is in addition to the September increases and changes to the indexation system. Single service pensioners will receive an extra $29.20 per fortnight and couples an extra $44 a fortnight. TPI pensions will also go up $47.20 a fortnight.
The changes take effect from pension payday on 25 March 2010 with the first full increase from payday 8 April.
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