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. Who Can Lodge Claims under the Agreement with Italy

Who can claim

The Agreement with Italy contains all the claim lodgement provisions discussed in 10.1.4 Claiming Payments Using an Agreement.

Article 5 of the Agreement with Italy covers claim lodgement and allows:

  • residents of Australia and Italy to lodge claims for Australian benefits if they are in Australia or Italy, and
  • residents of a third country with which Australia has an agreement covering claim lodgement to lodge claims for Australian benefits under the agreement if they are in Australia, Italy or those third countries.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 2 Italy

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