1.1.A.130 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 (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 CCS if they are regarded as residing in Australia. For further information refer to 126.96.36.199.
Act reference: FAAct section 3(1)-'Australian resident', section 85BB Residency requirements
SSAct section 7(2) An Australian resident…, section 7(3) …residing in Australia…
Policy reference: FA Guide 188.8.131.52 Residence requirements, 184.108.40.206 Verifying residency/citizenship
Last reviewed: 2 July 2018