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17.3.1 Introduction

Conditions of service

Guidance

Conditions of service depend on the nature of service (warlike or non-warlike) and the length of the deployment. This table is a summary of the conditions of service that apply.

Conditions of service
Item Conditions of service

Type of deployment

warlike < 6 months warlike > 6 months non-warlike < 6 months non-warlike > 6 months
1. Removal and storage within Australia

N

Y

N

Y

2. Reimbursement for extra risk insurance expenses

Y

Y

Y

Y

3. Deployment allowance

Y

Y

Y

Y

4. Separation allowance

Y

Y

Y

Y

5. Tax exemption (s.23AD, Income Tax Assessment Act 1936)

Y

Y

N

N

6. Possible exemption from taxation (s.23AG, Income Tax Assessment Act 1936)
OR
Overseas Defence Force rebate (s.79B, Income Tax Assessment Act 1936)

N

N

Y

Y

7. Additional recreation leave – non-warlike service

N

N

Y

Y

8. War service leave

Y

Y

N

N

9. Additional recreation leave
- sea service
- field service
- flying duty

Y

Y

Y

Y

10. Compensation for illness, injury and death

Y

Y

Y

Y

11. Medals

Y

Y

Y

Y

12. Relief out-of-country travel fare assistance

N

Y

N

Y

13. Pre-deployment leave and travel

N

Y

N

Y

14. Other allowance under Chapter 4 Part 2, if eligible, eg:
- maritime allowance
- field allowance
- flying disability allowance

Y

Y

Y

Y

17.3.2 Class of air travel – warlike and non-warlike deployments

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