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7.4.15 Suitable living-in accommodation


Note for Item 3: In the total workforce system, a member of the Reserves may be described as a member in Service category 2, 3, 4 or 5.


Example 1: Two members are undertaking career development training for less than six months. One member's course lasts for two months and the other member's course lasts for five months. There is no Level 3 accommodation available, but there is a Level 2 room and a Level 4 room. The member whose course lasts for two months is given the Level 2 room and the member whose course lasts for five months is given the Level 4 room.

Example 2: A member moves to a new posting location and is required to live in. The member is eligible for a Level 5 room. No Level 5 rooms are available, but a Level 3 room is. They are provided with a Level 3 room.

7.4.16 Classification of living-in accommodation by rank group and purpose

7.4.17 Change in member's rank group

7.4.18 CDF may decide that accommodation is unsuitable


Example: Flooding or fire damage.

Non-example: The member is promoted into a new rank group and their accommodation level is below their rank group accommodation level.


Example: A Medical Officer who is undertaking compulsory residency at a civilian hospital. The member is on 24-hour call and unable to live in.

Non-example: The member works a continuous shift roster and the other residents do not. Shift work is not exceptional in the ADF.


Example: A member's accommodation needs significant repairs and has been found unsuitable and the member's licence is ended. There is other living-in accommodation available for the member to move into. The member is granted a new licence to live in for the new accommodation.

7.4.19 Member required to share room

7.4.22 Member buys a suitable own home

7.4.23 Living-in accommodation on deployment – six months or longer


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

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