10.25.8.50 Inside Australia Rate - Agreement with Finland

Inside Australia rate

The rate of pension payable under the Agreement to people who are inside Australia is calculated according to 10.1.9.60.

People paid the inside Australia rate (under Article 14, paragraph 5) have any Finnish benefits directly deducted from the maximum rate of Australian Age (this includes Finnish National Age Pensions and Finnish Earnings-Related Pensions).

Temporary departure from Australia

People paid under the Agreement who reside in Australia, and temporarily travel outside Australia, will continue to have their rate calculated using the inside Australia rate for a period of up to 26 weeks. After 26 weeks, their rate will be calculated using the outside Australia rate in 10.25.8.20.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 24 Republic of Finland

Last reviewed: 17 August 2015