10.21.4.10 Who can Lodge Claims for Australian Benefits under the Agreement with Switzerland
Who can claim
The Agreement with Switzerland contains all the claim lodgement provisions discussed in 10.1.4.
Article 17 of the Agreement provides that a person with some prior Australian residence can be considered to be an Australian resident for claim lodgement purposes if they reside in Switzerland or a third country with which Australia has an agreement that provides for cooperation with regard to lodgement of claims.
However, there are 2 exceptions: