The Guides to Social Policy Law is a collection of publications designed to assist decision makers administering social policy law. The information contained in this publication is intended only as a guide to relevant legislation/policy. The information is accurate as at the date listed at the bottom of the page, but may be subject to change. To discuss individual circumstances please contact Services Australia.

1.1.P.150 Portability


PLP is portable. For the purposes of the PPL scheme, 'portability' refers to a recipient's continuing eligibility for PLP if they leave Australia temporarily.

Act reference: PPLAct section 46 Effect of absence from Australia on Australian residency test

Policy reference: PPL Guide 1.1.A.10 Absence from Australia, 2.4 PPL scheme Australian residency test & absences from Australia for PLP

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