7.3.19 Conditions of eligibility – sale
Section 7.3.29 explains what happens when this home is at a previous posting location and the member is posted back to that location.
Section 7.3.23 provides the time limits for the sale and purchase of a home.
7.3.20 Conditions of eligibility – purchase
7.3.21 Members not eligible
Note: In the total workforce system, continuous full-time service may be described as service in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.
7.3.22 Continuity of selling and purchasing
Example: A member gets HPSEA for purchase of a home in Melbourne while on posting there. The member is then posted to Brisbane, occupies a Service residence there and keeps the home in Melbourne. After that, the member is posted to Sydney. They then sell the home in Melbourne and purchase in Sydney. If the sale and purchase are within the specified time limits, the member maintains continuity of the sale-purchase cycle.
7.3.23 Time limit on sale and purchase
Example: A member is posted overseas. They receive written notice of posting to another location. The new location is not listed in subsection 2 above. They have two years to sell their home in their original location from the date official written notice of posting is issued.
7.3.24 Member of Reserves not eligible
Note: In the total workforce system, a member of the Reserves on continuous full-time service may be described as a member in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C.