10.30.9.20 Australia to Hungary & Hungary to Australia

Moving between Australia & Hungary

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

Australia to Hungary

People paid under the Agreement who leave Australia permanently to live in Hungary will have their rate calculated using the outside Australia rate in 10.30.8.20 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 10.30.8.40 for up to 26 weeks.

Hungary to Australia

People who come to live in Australia from Hungary and rely on the Agreement for an Australian benefit may have their rate calculated using the inside Australia rate in 10.30.8.40 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 Hungary and travel to Australia temporarily will continue to have their rate calculated under the outside Australia rate in 10.30.8.20 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 10.30.8.40.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 29 Republic of Hungary

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.1.1 Portability legislation, 7.1.2.20 Application of portability rules (portability table)

Last reviewed: 6 February 2017