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13.3.17 Purpose

Guidance

Examples: A suitcase, a foreign electricity adaptor.

13.3.17A Member this Division does not apply to

13.3.18 Benefit

13.3.19 Additional equipment costs

Guidance

This table provides examples of how this section can apply.

Item Climate Examples: additional equipment allowance applies Non-examples: additional equipment allowance does not apply

1.

Tropical

Destination: Singapore
Normal place of duty: Melbourne
Reason: The two places have different climates (tropical and temperate).
Destination: Papua New Guinea
Normal place of duty: Cairns
Reason: Both are tropical climates.

2.

Cold

Destination: UK in January
Normal place of duty: Brisbane in January
Reason: The two places have different climates at that time of year.
Destination: UK in April
Normal place of duty: Melbourne in April
Reason: The two places have similar climates at that time of year.

3.

Extreme cold

(subsection 5)

Destination: Moscow or northern Canada in winter
Normal place of duty: Sydney
Reason: Moscow and northern Canada have extremely cold winter climates.
Destination: Moscow in summer
Normal place of duty: Sydney
Reason: The two places have similar climates at that time of year.

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