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Determinations/Veterans' Entitlements as made
This Determination specifies the area of operations in which the declaration of warlike service is to apply.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 15 Dec 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR07-Feb-2006
Tabled Senate07-Feb-2006
Date of repeal 14 Sep 2019
Repealed by Veterans' Entitlements (Warlike Service) Determination 2019

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986


Determination of Warlike Service




I, De-Anne Kelly, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, for the Minister for Defence determine that:

a.         service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force assigned for service on Operation PALATE II on or after 27 June 2005 in the area of operations specified in paragraph b. is warlike service for the purposes of the definition of “warlike service” in subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986; and

b.         the area of operations comprises Afghanistan, including Afghanistan’s land territory, internal waters and superjacent airspace.





Dated               8th December                                                               2005






                                                                                    DE-ANNE KELLY

    Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

      for the Minister for Defence