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Old 04-30-2020, 10:25 AM
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I was in the same situation 6 months ago, my friend. You can get a special benefit,which means the same money as unemployment benefits.You will have to ask for a special benefit to centerlink.Good luck.


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Old 04-30-2020, 11:25 AM
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For personal reasons, on September 23, 2019, I left my partner's house with my son.I went to centrelink and told me that unemployed benefit cannot take 4 years from the date of the 801 visa.Do I understand that the 5 years of temporary residence in Australia from 1 January 2019 does not matter?I am now with my son temporary in a friend's house and little money left.I'm 60 years old,and I wonder if at 67 I will retire...
Are there many people here in our situation?It is not correct that after 5 years of temporary residence and permanent resident for almost 6 months,
The normal rule is that you now need to be a permanent visa holder for 4 years. This was increased from 2 years PR requirement not too long ago. Temporary visa holders are not entitled.

However, due to COVID, the 4 year rule has been suspended.

You only need to have a PR Visa. You should be entitled at the moment, maybe for the next 6 months. You should apply now.

Regarding retirement, there is a 10 year resident (Australian citizen or permanent residence visa holder) requirement for the aged pension.

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