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17.7.3 Purpose

17.7.5 Member this Division applies to

17.7.6 Rate of allowance

Guidance

Note: Where a country is mentioned, it includes its land territory, territorial waters and superjacent airspace, unless specified otherwise.

Note 2: This table is not complete. For the complete version of this table see Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service on the Federal Register of Legislation website.

Guidance

Note: This means they cannot receive the overseas allowances and benefits that members on long-term or short-term duty overseas get.

17.7.7 Payment of allowance

17.7.8 Breaks in service

Guidance

Examples: Escort duties, attendance at a board of inquiry.

Guidance

Example: A member on deployment is required to attend a board of inquiry. The payment of deployment allowance continues for the period the member is outside of the specified area.

Guidance

Example: A member is assigned to Operation PALADIN and has spent one month in Jordan and two months in Syria before going back to Jordan. The member goes on leave and receives the rate of deployment allowance payable for Syria for the period of leave. When the member returns from leave they are deployed in Jordan, the rate payable on return is the rate payable for Jordan.

Guidance

Example: A member on deployment is granted compassionate leave to return to Australia to visit a close relative who is very seriously ill. Deployment allowance is not paid during the time the member is outside of the specified area.

17.7.9 Eligibility for multiple rates

Guidance

Example 1: A member is assigned to Operation PALADIN and has spent two months in Jordan. The member goes on leave and receives the rate of deployment allowance payable for Jordan.

Example 2: A member is assigned to Operation MANITOU and Operation OKRA (Iraq) and has spent two months on Operation MANITOU. The member has not spent any time in Iraq. The member goes on leave and receives the rate of deployment allowance payable for Operation MANITOU.

Example 3: A member is assigned to Operation PALADIN and has spent one month in Jordan and two months in Syria before going back to Jordan. The member goes on leave and receives the rate of deployment allowance payable for Syria.

Example 4: A member is assigned to Operation MANITOU and Operation OKRA (Iraq) and has spent one month on Operation MANITOU and two months in Iraq before going back to Operation MANITOU. The member goes on leave and receives the rate of deployment allowance payable for Operation OKRA (Iraq).

17.7.10 Member on transit through a specified area

Guidance

Example: Member travels from Operation MAZURKA (Sinai) to the United Arab Emirates before travelling to Rome on leave. The member spends two days in the United Arab Emirates before their flight leaves for Rome. The member continues to be paid the rate payable for Operation MAZURKA (Sinai).

Guidance

Example: A member is on their way to Operation MANITOU where they are being deployed. The member is required to spend a two day stop on transit in the United Arab Emirates, before they travel to arrive in their assigned deployment location. The member does not receive deployment allowance for the two days while they are transiting through the United Arab Emirates.

17.7.11 Review of rates

17.7.12 Allowances that may be payable

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