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. History of the Agreement with Austria


The original Agreement between Australia and Austria commenced on 1 December 1992 and was revised by way of a Protocol on 1 October 2002.

A Second Protocol was concluded in 2010 and amended the Agreement with effect from 1 January 2012.

The current Agreement was signed in 2015 and commenced on 1 March 2017. The current Agreement replaces the original Agreement as amended by the First and Second Protocols.

The Agreement with Austria is a formal treaty under international law and is included in the SS(IntAgree)Act as Schedule 10.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 10 Austria

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