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11.4.2 Effect of Going Overseas on Payment of Pensions
Effect on Service Pensions
A pensioner in receipt of age service pension, invalidity service pension or partner service pension who goes overseas either for a holiday, or to live permanently, can continue to be paid that pension while overseas.
Effect on Income Support Supplement
A pensioner in receipt of income support supplement who goes overseas either for a holiday, or to live permanently, can continue to be paid that pension while overseas.
Exception - Temporary Residency
Portability of service pension and income support supplement may be barred where a person claims pension during a temporary period of residency in Australia.
Payability of supplement and allowances may be affected
Certain allowances and components of the pension supplement that are normally payable in association with service pension or income support supplement may not be payable if a person is overseas.
Effect of going overseas on allowances