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Overview

Guidance

This Division describes the conditions of service for a member before deployment for service on warlike operations for less than six months.

Help with removals

Guidance

No help with removals is provided.

Housing assistance

Guidance
  1. A member with dependants receives housing assistance if their dependants remain in the posting location.

  2. A member without dependants is eligible for the following housing assistance.

    Housing assistance
    Item If the member has been... then they can...
    1. living in at their posting location retain their living-in accommodation. They are not required to pay a contribution under Chapter 7 Part 4, Living in accommodation, for the period of the deployment.
    2. living out and is in receipt of rent allowance continue to get the allowance. They are not required to pay a contribution under Chapter 7 Part 8, Rent allowance, for the period of the deployment.
  3. The member should check with their insurance company to ensure they have adequate contents cover during their absence.

Pre-deployment leave and travel entitlements

Guidance

Deployments of less than six months do not attract pre-deployment leave and travel benefits. However, a person listed in the table below may grant approval in special cases.

Equipment costs

Guidance

A member is not eligible for equipment costs while on deployment.

Pay and conditions manual

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Visit the Afghanistan Inquiry website for information and welfare support regarding The Inspector-General of the Australian Defence Force’s (IGADF) Afghanistan Inquiry.