Monthly Archives: March 2023

Member’s Fact Sheet 12 has been updated and Fact Sheets 23 and 25 have been added

2023-03-22T22:00:53+11:00

Members Fact sheet 12 has been  updated, and fact Sheets 23 and 25 have been added! Fact Sheet 12: Australian Age Pension Fact Sheet 23: Reciprocal Social Security Agreements Fact Sheet 25: The Carson Case

Member’s Fact Sheet 12 has been updated and Fact Sheets 23 and 25 have been added2023-03-22T22:00:53+11:00

BPiA’s submission to the SSC on Cost of Living Accepted as No. 5 on their list!

2023-03-11T20:54:49+11:00

The Senate Select Committee on Cost of Living has accepted BPiA's submission. BPiA's Submission is here It appears as number 5 (BPiA) on their list, here. The Acceptance letter is here

BPiA’s submission to the SSC on Cost of Living Accepted as No. 5 on their list!2023-03-11T20:54:49+11:00

British pensioners have a friend in Canberra!

2023-03-11T19:55:25+11:00

British pensioners have a friend in Canberra! Last November Julian Leeser MP wrote to Amanda Rishworth the Minister for Social Services on behalf of our President Patrick Edwards, regarding the issue of Frozen Pensioners. This is her reply: letter from Amanda Rishworth

British pensioners have a friend in Canberra!2023-03-11T19:55:25+11:00

BPiA President Writes to PM Anthony Albanese Asking Him to Raise Frozen Pensions Issue With UK PM Rishi Sunak.

2023-03-11T18:19:36+11:00

BPiA President Patrick Edwards has written to Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese asking him to raise the issue of frozen pensions during his forthcoming meeting with UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak. The letter is here

BPiA President Writes to PM Anthony Albanese Asking Him to Raise Frozen Pensions Issue With UK PM Rishi Sunak.2023-03-11T18:19:36+11:00

**UPDATED** The Deadline for Making Voluntary UK NI Contributions has been Extended

2023-07-10T12:50:50+10:00

**UPDATE  (June 2023) The deadline has been extended, It is now April 2025** ** See BPiA Media Release on 13 June 2023 Here The UK government has extended the deadline for voluntary National Insurance contributions from 5th April 2023 to 31st July 2023** to give taxpayers more time to fill gaps in their National Insurance record and help increase the amount they receive in State Pension. The deadline relates to those people who have yet to reach state pension age and who have gaps in their contribution records for past years. It is possible for those who have only recently [...]

**UPDATED** The Deadline for Making Voluntary UK NI Contributions has been Extended2023-07-10T12:50:50+10:00

BPiA’s President Patrick Edwards Interviewed on ABC Radio’s PM program.

2023-03-07T22:13:34+11:00

BPiA's President Patrick Edwards was interviewed on ABC Radio's PM program, as part of a segment covering the cost of living problems for British "Frozen Pensioners" in Australia. Patrick appears around 04:00 You can listen to it here:  Cost of living biting those with pensions frozen in time - ABC Radio

BPiA’s President Patrick Edwards Interviewed on ABC Radio’s PM program.2023-03-07T22:13:34+11:00
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