1.1.R.200 Residence

Usage

This definition applies to all payments.

Definition

When referring to a person's residence status, residence means whether the person is:

  • an Australian resident, AND
  • has been an Australian resident for the required periods in order to qualify for a payment.

Act reference: SSAct section 7(2) An Australian resident…, section 7(4B) For the purposes of a newly arrived resident's waiting period…

Policy reference: SS Guide 2.2.4.50 Verifying Newly Arrived Resident's Waiting Period, 3.1.1.10 Residence requirements

Last reviewed: 15 August 2016