1.1.A.120 Australian resident


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

An Australian resident is a person who:

  • resides in Australia, and
  • is one of the following:
    • an Australian citizen, or
    • the holder of a permanent visa, or
    • an SCV holder who is a protected SCV holder.

Act reference: PPLAct section 45 When a person satisfies the Australian residency test

SSAct sections 7(2) and 7(3) Australian residence definitions

Policy reference: PPL Guide 2.2.4 PPL Scheme Australian Residency Test & Absences from Australia for PLP

SS Guide Residence Requirements

Last reviewed: 8 May 2017