Claiming Your Pension Overseas
In most cases, customers receiving a pension can continue to be paid if they spend time overseas. Depending on the period of time a person is away, their rate of payment may be affected.
Allan is seeking clarification on how the two-year residency period works.
When you leave Australia your rate of payment may change after 26 weeks.
When applying for an Age Pension you must meet residency requirements
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