Rate Calculation - Background - Agreement with Ireland

Basis for calculation process

Article 12 of the Agreement, when read with social security law, determines the rate of Australian benefit payable under the Agreement. There are 2 different methods of calculating the rate:

  • the proportional rate (outside Australia), and
  • the direct deduction rate (inside Australia)

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 8 Ireland

Last reviewed: 9 November 2015