Here is the response I sent to last nights question
My name is ***** ***** I am a NSW Solicitor. Thank you for your question, and will do my best to assist you with your question. Please understand this is not legal advise Please understand this is not legal advise but a guide to assist you.
Your debts are not take into account when working out the pension.
If you receive and income then depending on how much it is will determine if the pension is reduced.
Here is the income test that sets out what the limits are
You can work out the pension by using the calculator below.
But the debts are not taken into consideration only your income.
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