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This determination amends the Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service by amending the provisions for rejecting a suitable Service residence for a member participating in the Puckapunyal housing trial and the provisions for when the Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) may approve the change of Service residence and by removing provisions relating to the Sydney apartment trial which has not been extended.
Administered by: Defence
Made 06 Feb 2018
Registered 07 Feb 2018
Tabled HR 08 Feb 2018
Tabled Senate 12 Feb 2018
Date of repeal 09 Feb 2018
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Defence Determination (Housing and Sydney apartment trial – amendment) 2018 (No. 6)

I, FIONA LOUISE MCSPEERIN, Assistant Secretary, People Policy and Employment Conditions, make the following Determination under section 58B of the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 6 February 2018

F L McSPEERIN

Assistant Secretary
People Policy and Employment Conditions
Defence People Group

 

 

 


Contents

1......... Name............................................................................................................................... 2

2......... Commencement............................................................................................................... 2

3......... Authority......................................................................................................................... 2

4......... Schedules......................................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Housing amendments                                                                                                       3

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                3

Schedule 2—Sydney apartment trial                                                                                                    4

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                4

 


 

1  Name

                   This instrument is Defence Determination (Housing and Sydney apartment trial – amendment) 2018 (No. 6).

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences 8 February 2018.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under section 58B of the Defence Act 1903

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.

 


Schedule 1Housing amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Paragraph 7.6.34.2.f (Reasons for rejecting a reasonable offer)

 

Omit the paragraph, insert:

 

f.

The member is participating in the Puckapunyal housing trial and the home is unsuitable for either of the following reasons.

 

i.

For a member’s spouse or partner to undertake specific employment or study.

 

ii.

For a member’s recognised dependant with special needs to access professional services.

2
Paragraph 7.6.35.1.c (Changing Service residences)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

c.

The Service residence will no longer be available to the member due to sale or major renovation.

3
Subsection 7.8.5A.1 (Puckapunyal housing trial)

 

Omit from the note "reapply", substitute "apply".

4
Annex 7.A (Contributions for Service residence or rent band choice accommodation)

 

Omit from the see note "Division 7", substitute "Division 8".

 

 


Schedule 2Sydney apartment trial

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Section 7.0.2 (Contents)

 

Omit "Annex 7.C Sydney apartment trial suburbs".

2
Paragraph 7.6.1.1.a (Overview)

 

Omit "Division 10, Sydney apartment trial".

3
Section 7.6.2 (Contents)

 

Omit "Division 10 Sydney apartment trial".

4
Section 7.6.3 (Definitions)

 

Omit from the definition of Market rent "For the Sydney apartment trial, it is a rent assessed by Defence Housing Australia.".

5
Subsection 7.6.4.3 (Suitable service residence)

 

Omit "Exception: Division 10 section 7.6.67, When an apartment is a suitable Service residence sets out suitable residence requirements for the Sydney apartment trial".

6
Paragraph 7.6.12.m (Minimum standard for a market-rent-based classification)

 

Omit "Exception: Division 10 section 7.6.68, Apartment minimum standards, provides alternative standards for members who choose an apartment as part of the Sydney apartment trial.".

7
Section 7.6.22 (Transfer to Sydney apartment trial)

 

Omit.

8
Chapter 7 Part 6 Division 10 (Sydney apartment trial)

 

Omit.

9
Paragraph 7.8.14.1.d (Member who cannot apply for increased rent ceiling)

 

Omit.


 

10
Paragraph 7.8.14.1.e (Member who cannot apply for increased rent ceiling)

 

Omit.

11
Annex 7.C (Sydney apartment trial suburbs)

 

Omit.