10.28.9.20 Australia to the Czech Republic & the Czech Republic to Australia

Moving between Australia & the Czech Republic

Australian benefits covered by the Agreement with the Czech Republic are portable indefinitely when the person travels between Australia and the Czech Republic.

Australia to the Czech Republic

People paid under the Agreement who leave Australia permanently to live in the Czech Republic will have their rate calculated using the outside Australia rate in 10.28.8.20 as soon as they leave Australia.

People paid under the Agreement who reside in Australia and travel overseas temporarily will continue to have their rate calculated under the inside Australia rate in 10.28.8.40 for up to 26 weeks.

Czech Republic to Australia

People who come to live in Australia from the Czech Republic and rely on the Agreement for an Australian benefit may have their rate calculated using the inside Australia rate in 10.28.8.40 as soon as they arrive in Australia. The autonomous rate can be paid when they have 10 years of residence in Australia.

People paid under the Agreement who reside in the Czech Republic and travel to Australia temporarily will continue to have their rate calculated under the outside Australia rate in 10.28.8.20 for up to 26 weeks. Once they have been in Australia for more than 26 weeks, their rate will be calculated under the inside Australia rate in 10.28.8.40.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 27 Czech Republic

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.1.1 Portability legislation, 7.1.2.20 Application of portability rules (portability table), 10.28.8.20 Outside Australia Rate - Agreement with the Czech Republic, 10.28.8.40 Inside Australia Rate - Agreement with the Czech Republic

Last reviewed: 16 May 2016