1.1.A.130 Australian resident

Definition

The term 'Australian resident' has the same meaning as in SSAct section 7.

An Australian resident is a person who:

  • resides in Australia (1.1.A.120), and
  • is one of the following:
    • an Australian citizen, or
    • the holder of a permanent visa (1.1.V.10), or
    • an SCV holder who is a protected SCV holder.

Note: SCV holders can fulfil the residence requirements for FTB, SIFS and CCB if they are regarded as residing in Australia. For further information refer to 2.1.2.10.

Act reference: FAAct section 3(1)-'Australian resident'

SSAct section 7(2) An Australian resident…, section 7(3) …residing in Australia…

Policy reference: FA Guide 2.1.2.10 Residence Requirements, 2.1.2.20 Verifying Residency/Citizenship

Last reviewed: 20 March 2017