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6.5.24 Purpose

6.5.24A Definitions


The list of deployments approved by the Minister is available in Annex 17.1.A.

6.5.25 Resident child carer does not attract any benefit

6.5.26 Posting of 6 months or more


Furniture and effects that are not removed to the gaining location may be stored at Commonwealth expense under Division 7, Storage of furniture and effects.

Example: A member has been allocated a Service residence in the gaining posting location. The residence includes built-in wardrobes in all the bedrooms. The member has portable wardrobes that will not be needed in the new residence. The wardrobes will not be moved to the new residence.

6.5.27 Posting of a member who has unaccompanied resident family and no accompanied resident family

6.5.28 Removal of gap year members

6.5.29 Removal between residences in the same location in Australia


Example for item 5: The member's home is damaged by fire and is uninhabitable.

Non-example for item 5: The member decides to carry out work on the home. This reason is within the member's control.

6.5.30 Removal in anticipation of a posting – before posting authority issued

6.5.31 Posting to location other than anticipated location

6.5.32 Removal after posting authority issued, but before posting date

6.5.33 Primary service location changed for Service reasons after removal

6.5.34 Posting changed or cancelled at the member's request after removal

6.5.35 Removal deferred until after posting date

6.5.36 Removal on posting to a seagoing ship or seagoing submarine

6.5.37 Posting to a remote location

6.5.37A Posting to RAAF Base Tindal

6.5.38 Removal on deployment


The list of deployments approved by the Minister is available in Annex 17.1.A.

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