This includes a mission, appointment, station or place in a country overseas.
A member could be unaccompanied for one of these reasons.
The member does not have dependants.
The member informs the Overseas Administration Team in writing that they will be unaccompanied at the post.
The member is required to be unaccompanied at the post for one of these reasons.
The long-term posting is too short to justify a removal.
The member ceases to be an accompanied member while at the post.
12.3.2 Accompanied member
A spouse who lives with the member at the posting location for 12 months.
A partner who lives at the posting location for more than six months, and the CDF has approved the period under subsection 126.96.36.199.
12.3.3 Allowable travel cost
Example: The CDF might authorise a higher class of travel for a young child travelling alone to certain locations, on the ground that economy class does not provide suitable security.
Example: Advice from the financial manager in the member's Group about the cost impact on the Group's budget of fares, removals, storage, health care.
12.3.9 Long-term posting overseas
12.3.14A Post index
The post index rates will be updated fortnightly and can be found on the Defence Protected Network at https://objective/id:AB32269086.
Deputy Secretary Strategic Policy & Intelligence Group has provided enduring direction for the Defence Attaché and the Assistant Defence Attaché to the Permanent Mission of Australia to the United Nations New York to reside on Manhattan Island, USA. Future incumbents of these positions should seek advice from the Directorate of Attaché and Overseas Management to discuss the implications of this direction.