This definition applies to the following payments or benefits:
A newly arrived resident is a person who has been in Australia (section 23(1)-'Australia') as an Australian resident (section 7(2)) for LESS than 104 weeks.
Act reference: SSAct section 7(2) An Australian resident is a person..., section 23(1)-'Australia', section 23(1)-'newly arrived resident's waiting period'
Policy reference: SS Guide 1.1.N.70 Newly arrived resident's waiting period (NARWP)
Last reviewed: 11 February 2013