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3.2.3 Purpose

3.2.5 Time for payment of salary for a member on continuous full-time service

Guidance

In the total workforce system, the following arrangements apply.

  1. A member of the Permanent Forces may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7.

  2. A member on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 who is also on Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.

  3. A member of the Reserves may be described as a member in Service category 2, 3, 4 or 5.

3.2.6 Method of payment of salary for a member on continuous full-time service

Guidance

In the total workforce system, continuous full-time service may be described as service in Service category 6 or 7.

3.2.7 Administration of allowances

3.2.7AA Salary and DFRT determinations – flexible service determinations

3.2.7A Section 58B allowances – flexible service determination

3.2.8 Pro rating contributions

3.2.9 Death or presumed death of member

3.2.13 Reserve member taken to be attending for duty

Guidance

Example for Item 2: A member of the Reserves travels from Canberra to Melbourne for a training course. While travelling to Melbourne they are taken to be on duty. While on the course they are on duty. While travelling home they are on duty.

3.2.14 Reserve member attending for duty in special circumstances

Guidance

Example: On return from an exercise all members on continuous full-time service are granted a period of short leave to physically recover. A Reserve member is not eligible for the leave, but may be deemed to be on duty for an equivalent period.

Guidance

Example: A Reserve member from Melbourne performs two weeks' duty in Townsville but is only required to attend for duty from Monday to Friday each week. The decision-maker deems the member to be required and attending for duty for the Saturday and Sunday instead of being returned to their home location.

Guidance
  1. DFRT Determination No. 2 of 2017, Salaries, section A.1.5 and subsection B.3.4.4, applies to calculating the salary entitlement.

  2. The Defence Casualty Manual, Chapter 1, provides information regarding Notification Teams.

3.2.15 Reserve Assistance Program attendance

3.2.17 Method of payment of salary and allowances for a member on Reserve service

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