1.1.A.10 Absence from Australia

Definition

For the purposes of PLP a person is absent from Australia (1.1.A.80) if they are outside of Australia.

The day a person departs Australia is counted as the first day of absence from Australia.

The day a person arrives back in Australia counts as a day in Australia.

Act reference: PPLAct section 45 When a person satisfies the Australian residency test, section 46 Effect of absence from Australia on Australian residency test

Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.2.4.20 Absences from Australia for PLP, 2.3.4.20 Absences from Australia for DAPP

Last reviewed: 6 November 2017