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 Japan

Benefits payable

Article 2 of the Agreement lists the Australian and Japanese benefits covered by the Agreement.

Australian benefits

The Australian benefit covered is the Age.

Japanese benefits

The Japanese benefits covered are Japanese Old Age Pension, Disability Pension and Survivors' Pensions paid by the following Japanese pension systems:

  • the National Pension (except the National Pension Fund),
  • the Employees' Pension Insurance (except the Employees' Pension Fund),
  • the Mutual Aid Pension for National Public Officials,
  • the Mutual Aid Pension for Local Public Officials and Personnel of Similar Status (except the pension system for members of local assemblies), and
  • the Mutual Aid Pension for Private School Personnel.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 23 Japan

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