Change ranks If you're promoted or demoted, your benefits and assistance may change. Perform duty in a temporary location You may get additional assistance when you perform temporary duty in Australia. Understanding Service categories There are 6 Service categories (SERCATs) in the Total Workforce System that apply to ADF members. ADF Total Workforce System The ADF Total Workforce System provides Defence with a flexible workforce. Perform a period of continuous full-time service If you're a member of the Reserves, you can apply to start a period of continuous full-time service (CFTS). Start a flexible service determination You can ask to transfer to SERCAT 6 to help balance personal and work life. Transfer from the Permanent Forces to the Reserves You can transfer to the Reserves during your career. Leave the ADF Members can leave the ADF and transition to a civilian career. Perform duty in a remote location You may get additional benefits if you're posted to a remote location. Posting to a new location in Australia When you're posted to a new location in Australia, Defence offers you benefits and assistance to help you move. Deploying on domestic operations You may be deployed on domestic operations during your career.