Our office is closed for the Christmas break from 24 December – 4 January. We are back on Monday 7 January.
Speak with an Age Pension Specialist on  1300 527 727

Due to planned maintenance, our online Age Pension calculator and application will be unavailable from 2pm Friday 23/11 to 10am Monday 26/11

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A New, Smarter Way To Apply For Your Age Pension

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

  • 100s of complicated questions and confusing forms
  • Multiple visits to a Centrelink office
  • Long queues and wait times

Retirement Essentials provides an easier Age Pension application service:

  • Simple online process
  • Only one, planned, stress-free visit to Centrelink
  • Support from Age Pension specialists throughout your application process
Annette McKenna
Annette McKenna
00:38 11 Jul 19
Retirement Essentials was the best decision I could have made. They provided incredible support and assistance throughout the process. Their willingness to be available either online or by phone was amazing. I can't recommend this organisation highly enough. Allyson Bailie saved my sanity. Thank you.read more
john stock
john stock
06:31 08 Jul 19
A big thank you to Allyson and the team at Retirement Essentials. In this sometimes busy and time poor world it was great to have them steer and support us through the process with minimum fuss! I would recommend them to all approaching retirement. Jeanette and John Heathmontread more
Laurence Durham
Laurence Durham
22:54 05 Jul 19
We used Retirement Essentials to apply for our pensions. We had some trouble with centrelink but Allyson persisted and finally sorted everything out. I don't know what we would have done without her.We are very happy that we found Retirement Essentials and would not hesitate to recommend them.read more
chris
chris
09:11 05 Jul 19
When I applied for the aged pension, age 65.5, I was unable to provide the massive amount of on-line info Centrelink require, and gave up in despair. I suspect they are aware this happens. Allyson from Retirement Essentials ( RE ) quickly organised me to complete their own simple on-line forms which I uploaded to the RE website. One phone call and a few corections later I received completed hard forms from RE in my letter box, which I lodged at Centrelink, stating, as instructed " I want to lodge this manually, not on line" To my surprise doing it this way meant my pension was approved within 3 weeks, not the predicted 12 weeks. Allyson remained in the background and supported me, by phone. I went from feeling defeated to successful retirement in 4 weeks! I would be willing to endorse this company and especially Allyson, as ethical, efficient and amazingly effective and have recommended them already to several colleagues in my position. Their fee was reasonable and structured to be paid in two portions, the second only if the application was successful. Definitely a 5 star service, but importantly, a really needed service. Chris, RN, Baulkham Hills, (now a retired nurse!)read more
Chris Gilson
Chris Gilson
09:00 05 Jul 19
Retirement Essentials makes the process of applying for the Age Pension an easy experience. You are fully supported throughout the application and RE act on your behalf where necessary. Great Service. Highly recommended.read more
Sue McCarthy
Sue McCarthy
06:31 05 Jul 19
I had the most satisfactory outcome when applying for the aged pension - but only because of the amazing professionalism, knowledge and availability of Retirement Essentials. I had previously been advised I would have to wait at least six weeks before my application was approved and it was approved within a couple of weeks. There was always someone available to speak with and their advice was always knowledgeable. I would recommend Retirement Essentials to anyone applying for the aged pension.read more
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Get Your Centrelink Age Pension

Benefits for Members

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.

Saves you time – Apply from the comfort of your own home and at your pace.

No more confusing paperwork.

Avoid Centrelink frustration – no more ‘backwards and forwards’.

“Happy with the service so far, made it so much easier for us to apply and ensure all details were correctly filled in. Who needs to deal with Centrelink if they don’t have to.”
Janette

Dereel, VIC

What People Say About Us

“I really appreciated being able to speak with the Age Pension Specialist who helped me get started with the online application. Plus I loved getting all my completed forms in the mail. It was all really simple!”
Vickie

Jindabyne, NSW

“Retirement Essentials made the process of completing all the paperwork for the Age Pension so much easier. We would have been lost without their help. It was a delight to deal with their staff and I will be recommending Retirement Essentials to all my friends.”
Tim

Glendale, NSW

“I wasn’t expecting to get my application approved so quickly, so clearly Retirement Essentials is the only way to travel!! We will be back again early next year when my husband is ready to apply for his Pension.”

Catherine D

Hills District, Sydney

We Help You Keep Your Age Pension Entitlements Too…

We remind you when you need to update Centrelink.

We inform you of government changes that affect your Age Pension.

You will have ongoing access to our Australian Age Pension specialists when you need a bit of help.

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