10.15.8.20 Outside Australia Rate - Agreement with the USA

Outside Australia rate

Article 10 of the Agreement provides that the rate of Australian benefit paid to a person living outside Australia to be calculated using the overall calculation process in SS(IntAgree)Act section 13. This means the person is paid a rate that is proportional to the amount of time they have resided in Australia during their working life.

The ceiling rate discussed in 10.1.9.20 applies to people being paid under this Agreement.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 13 USA, section 13 Overall calculation process

Policy reference: SS Guide 10.1.9.20 Outside Australia Rate for Agreement Payments

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015