Inside Australia Rate - Agreement with Norway

Inside Australia rate

The rate of pension payable under the Agreement to people who are inside Australia is calculated according to

Article 17, paragraph 8 of the Agreement with Norway provides for this rate to be compared with the rate that would be payable if the person was outside Australia. The person is then paid the higher of the 2 rates.

Temporary departure from Australia

People paid under the Agreement who reside in Australia, and temporarily travel outside Australia to Norway, will continue to have their rate calculated using the inside Australia rate above for a period of up to 26 weeks. Once they have been outside Australia for more than 26 weeks, their rate will be calculated using the outside Australia rate in

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 19 Norway

Policy reference: SS Guide Inside Australia Rate for Agreement Payments, Outside Australia Rate - Agreement with Norway

Last reviewed: 4 January 2016