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. Benefits payable under the Agreement with Cyprus

Benefits payable

Article 2 of the Agreement with Cyprus lists the Australian and Cypriot benefits covered by the Agreement.

Australian benefits covered

The Australian benefits covered are:

Note: Although listed as Australian benefits covered in Article 2 of the Agreement, from 20 March 2020, WP, WidB and BVA ceased. Recipients of these payments were transferred to another payment, such as Age, where eligible.

Cypriot benefits covered

The Cypriot benefits covered are:

  • Cypriot age pension
  • Cypriot invalidity and work related disablement pensions
  • Cypriot widow's pension
  • Cypriot orphan's benefit, and
  • Cypriot funeral grant.

Note: Benefit, for Cyprus, means a pension, benefit or allowance payable under Cypriot legislation as specified in Article 2 of the Agreement. More information on contributory benefits under Cypriot law is available from the Department of Social Insurance Services of the Ministry of Labor, Welfare, and Social Insurance.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 11 Cyprus

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