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. Arrears of Maltese Benefits


When a person is granted a Maltese benefit covering a past period, it is used to reassess the person's rate of Australian benefit. The rate of Australian benefit is reassessed retrospectively to determine whether the person has received a higher rate of Australian benefit than they would have received if the Maltese benefit had been paid throughout that past period.

Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 6 Malta

Policy reference: SS Guide Arrears of Foreign Payment

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