More than 700 people apply for the Age Pension every business day. In fact, there were 174,000 applicants for the Age Pension last year, with even more expected in the years to come.
Until recently, getting access to the Age Pension has been a frustrating process for Australian retirees.
Those who apply for the Age Pension often experience a frustrating and difficult process, involving multiple visits to Centrelink and lots of waiting. The many application forms can be daunting, and many people struggle to complete the complicated questions.