1.1.Q.15 Qualifying Australian residence
This definition applies to all payments, where relevant.
Qualifying Australian residence is defined in the SSAct section 7(5).
The 10 years qualifying Australian residence is satisfied if the person has:
- been an Australian resident continuously for at least 10 years at any point in the past, OR
- been an Australian resident for 2 or more periods that in total exceed 10 years, AND
- at least one of those periods is of 5 years duration or more.