10.8.3.20 Benefits Payable under the Agreement with the Netherlands

Benefits payable

Article 2 of the Agreement with the Netherlands lists the Australian and Dutch benefits covered by the Agreement.

Australian benefits

The Australian benefits covered are:

  • age pension,
  • disability support pension for the severely disabled,
  • wife pension for a woman who is the wife of a person getting age pension or disability support pension for the severely disabled.

Although not listed as Australian benefits covered in Article 2, subparagraph 1a of the Agreement,

the following benefits are covered:

  • wife pension for a woman who is the wife of a person getting age pension or disability support pension for the severely disabled, Article 2 paragraph 2,
  • pensions payable to widowed persons (PPS, BVA, WidB) Article 2 paragraphs 3 and 4, for the purposes of Article 5 (portability of Australian benefits outside Australia) and Article 15 paragraphs 1 and 2 (calculation of Australian benefits outside Australia), and
  • DOP, Article 2 paragraph 3, for the purposes of Article 5 (portability of Australian benefits outside Australia).

Netherlands benefits

The Netherlands' benefits payable are:

For the application of Provisions on Coverage only:

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 7 The Netherlands

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015