Pension adjustments 1 January 2017

In the Federal Budget of May 2015 the government announced both good news and bad news about future pensions. The god news was that from January 2017 the asset test lower limit for a single person will rise from $209,000 to $250,000 and for a couple will rise from $296,500 to $375,000, moving around 100,000[…]

After the Fall

Falls are becoming an increasingly cause of serious harm to the elderly. More research is being conducted on falls in the elderly and a recent Australian study indicates the seriousness of the issue. Each year there are three times the number of deaths from falls than motor vehicle accidents. After the age of 40 the[…]