10.32.8.10 Rate Calculation - Background (Agreement with India)

Basis for rate calculation

Article 14 of the Agreement, when read with the social security law, sets out how to determine the rate of Australian benefit payable under the Agreement. There are 2 different methods of calculating the rate:

  • the proportional rate for people outside Australia, and for up to 26 weeks of a temporary visit to Australia (10.1.9.20), and
  • the direct deduction rate for people inside Australia, and for up to 26 weeks of a temporary absence from Australia (10.1.9.60).

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 31 Republic of India

Policy reference: SS Guide 10.1.9.20 Outside Australia Rate for Agreement Payments, 10.1.9.60 Inside Australia Rate for Agreement Payments

Last reviewed: 4 January 2016