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 intended only as a guide to social security payments. 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. Portability & the Agreement with the USA


Portability of autonomous payments is covered by domestic legislation (7.1.1).

The portability of payments made under the Agreement is covered in Article 5. The rate payable during temporary departure from, or return to, Australia of less than 26 weeks is covered in Article 10.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 13 USA

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