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. Portability & the Agreement with Belgium


Portability of autonomous payments is covered by domestic legislation. See 7.1.1.

The portability of payments made under the Agreement is covered by Article 5 of the Agreement.

The rate payable during temporary departure from, or return to, Australia of 26 weeks or less is covered by Article 17. See 10.19.8.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 18 Belgium

Policy reference: SS Guide 7.1.1 Portability legislation, 10.19.8 Rate Calculation - Agreement with Belgium

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