Rate Calculation - Agreement with Chile

Basis for calculation process

Article 16 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:

  • the proportional rate (for people outside Australia and for up to 26 weeks on a temporary visit to Australia), and
  • the direct deduction rate (for people inside Australia and for up to 26 weeks if temporarily absent from Australia)

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 15 Chile

Last reviewed: 20 September 2017