This definition applies to all payments.
A person must meet specific residence (1.1.R.200) requirements or residence qualifications to qualify for a payment under the SSAct.
Residence requirements differ from payment to payment and can depend on the:
Residence requirements should always be considered in the context of the payment in question.
All payments have a section in Chapter 2 of the Act included in their part that deal with residence qualifications.
Act reference: SSAct section 7(2) An Australian resident
Policy reference: SS Guide 3.1.1 Residence Requirements
Last reviewed: 7 June 2010