Article 2 of the Agreement lists the Australian and Polish benefits covered by the Agreement.
The Australian benefit covered is the age pension.
The Polish benefits covered are:
Note: Entitlement to Polish disability pension and survivors' pension can be obtained under the Agreement, however people living outside of Poland cannot use Australian working life residence to help qualify (i.e. totalise) for these benefits.
Poland will pay the minimum guaranteed benefit to people living in Poland, being paid Polish pension under the Agreement (i.e. those people who need to totalise to meet the Polish minimum requirements), but only to people who also receive some Australian pension.
Act reference: SS(IntAgree)Act Schedule 25 Poland
Last reviewed: 1 October 2010