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This Determination provides that the service performed by an Australian Defence Force (ADF) member on duty from Australia to a specified area is Hazardous Service. The area in this case is the former Republic of Yugoslavia.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 22 Sep 2006
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Oct-2006
Tabled Senate09-Oct-2006


Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986


 Determination of Hazardous Service


I, Bruce Billson, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, for the Minister for Defence:


a.                      revoke the Determination made under paragraph 120(7)(b) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (the Act) on 16 December 1996 in relation to service in the former Republic of Yugoslavia on or after 24 January 1997; and

b.                      determine that:

(i).          service rendered as a member of the Australian Defence Force while on exchange with the forces of other countries on or after 24 January 1997 in the specified area, is hazardous service for the purposes of the definition of “hazardous service” in paragraph 120(7) of the Act, and

(ii).         the specified area comprises the former Republic of Yugoslavia.

c.                      This Determination is taken to have commenced on 24 January 1997.



Dated                                                   19 July                                     2006                                                              







             Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

              for the Minister for Defence