(1) To be a proper claim, the claim must be:
(a) made in writing; and
(b) in accordance with a form approved by the Commission; and
(c) accompanied by any evidence available to the claimant that the claimant considers may be relevant to the claim; and
(d) lodged at an office of the Department in Australia in accordance with section 5T.
(2) A claim lodged in accordance with section 5T is taken to have been made on a day determined under that section.