You should always tell us if you’re leaving Australia.
If you leave Australia to live in another country, your payment will stop when you depart.
If your travel is short term, your payment will stop when you depart, unless you’re travelling for an approved reason.
What the approved reasons are
To get Special Benefit while you’re overseas, you must travel for an approved reason.
When you hold a temporary visa
You can’t get Special Benefit overseas for any reason if you hold most temporary protection type visas.
When and how to tell us about your travel
When you get Special Benefit, you should always tell us if you’re leaving Australia.