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This instrument replaces the existing list of 19 operations, referred to in the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Warlike Service) Determination 2016 (No. 1) and adds one new operation; Operation Augury, the specified area of which is considered to be warlike under the auspices of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004. This has been added as item 20 in the Schedule. All other details remain unchanged.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 39
Made 23 Oct 2017
Registered 03 Nov 2017
Tabled HR 04 Dec 2017
Tabled Senate 13 Nov 2017
Table of contents.

 

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Warlike Service—2017 Measures No. 1) Determination 2017

I, Dan Tehan, Minister for Defence Personnel, make the following determination.

Dated   23 October 2017

Dan Tehan

Minister for Defence Personnel

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Schedules...................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

6............ Warlike service.............................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Warlike service                                                                                                         2

1............ Warlike service.............................................................................................................. 2

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                       5

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Warlike Service) Determination 2016 (No. 1)  5

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Warlike Service—2017 Measures No. 1) Determination 2017.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

4 November 2017

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

4  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004.

ADF means the Australian Defence Force (within the meaning of the Defence Act 1903).

NATO means the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

6  Warlike service

                   Schedule 1 specifies service with the Defence Force that is warlike service for the purposes of the Act.


Schedule 1Warlike service

Note:       See section 6.

 

 

1  Warlike service

                   For the purposes of paragraph 6(1)(a) of the Act, service with the Defence Force in an operation mentioned in an item of the following table is warlike service for the purposes of the Act if the service:

                     (a)  is in an area of operation mentioned in the item; and

                     (b)  occurs during a period mentioned in the item.

 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

1

Enduring Freedom—Afghanistan

US Global War on Terror

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 7 October 2001

2

Slipper

ADF contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

The area bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

(a) 48°00′N 81°00′E;

(b) 48°00N 35°00E;

(c) 12°00N 35°00E;

(d) 12°00N 81°00E

11 October 2001—30 July 2009

3

Ariki

New Zealand contribution to Operation Enduring Freedom—Afghanistan and the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 1 December 2001

4

Palate

ADF support to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

18 April 2003—5 July 2004

5

Catalyst

ADF contribution in support of the US‑led coalition operations in Iraq in order to support the Australian whole‑of‑government effort to assist with the rehabilitation of Iraq and to remove the threat posed to global security by Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction capability

The total land areas, territorial waters, internal waterways and superjacent airspace boundaries of Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia (north of latitude 23°00′N), the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz

16 July 2003—31 July 2009

6

Athena

Canadian contribution to the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 17 July 2003

7

International Security Assistance Force

NATO‑led security mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 11 August 2003

8

Herrick

United Kingdom contribution to the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 1 September 2004

9

Palate II

ADF support to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan

On and after 27 June 2005

10

Paladin

ADF contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

Southern Lebanon bounded by

33°12′N 35°12′E, 33°10′N 35°20′E, 33°19′N 35°25′E, on the Litani River, then along the Litani River to 33°25′N 35°37′E, 33°22′N 35°49′E, on the Syria‑Lebanon border, then south to the junction of the Syria‑Lebanon‑Israel border, then east along the Lebanon‑Israel border to the coast, then north along the coast to 33°12′N 35°12′E

12 July 2006—14 August 2006

11

Riverbank

ADF support to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq

Iraq

On and after 21 July 2008

12

Kruger

ADF contribution to the provision of security to the Australian Embassy in Iraq

Iraq

On and after 1 January 2009

13

Slipper

ADF contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

The area bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

(a) 39°00′N 78°00′E;

(b) 39°00N 32°00E;

(c) 05°00S 32°00E;

(d) 05°00S 78°00E

31 July 2009—19 February 2012

14

 

ADF contribution to the NATO no‑fly zone and maritime enforcement operation against Libya

Libya and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

31 March 2011—31 October 2011

15

Slipper

ADF contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

The area bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

(a) 39°00′N 32°00′E;

(b) 39°00N 78°00E;

(c) 23°00N 78°00E;

(d) 23°00N 68°00E;

(e) 11°00S 68°00E;

(f) 11°00S 38°00E;

(g) 17°00′N 38°00E;

(h) 17°00′N 32°00E

20 February 2012—30 June 2014

16

Slipper

ADF contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 1 July 2014

17

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq

9 August 2014—8 September 2015

18

Highroad

ADF contribution to the NATO‑led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 1 January 2015

19

Okra

ADF contribution to the Iraq and Syria crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq and Syria

On and after 9 September 2015

20

Augury

Supporting the ADF’s understanding of Islamist terrorist threats to Australia and the region

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 28 April 2016