Rate Calculation - Background - Agreement with Austria

Basis for calculation process

Article 12 of the Agreement, when read with social security law, determines the rate of Australian benefit payable under the Agreement. There are 2 different methods of calculating the rate:

  • proportional rate, (mainly for people outside Australia) (, and
  • direct-deduction rate, (mainly for people inside Australia) (

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 10 Austria

Last reviewed: 20 March 2017