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This instrument repeals 35 determinations in order to consolidate them under one principal determination. It also amends an area of operation for Operation Okra, adds cessation dates for nine operations and adds a new non-warlike operation.
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Registered 25 Mar 2019
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Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service) Determination 2019

I, Darren Chester, Minister for Defence Personnel, make the following determination.

Dated   13 March 2019

Darren Chester

Minister for Defence Personnel

 

 

  

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

4............ Schedule 2..................................................................................................................... 1

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

6............ Non‑warlike service...................................................................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Non‑warlike service                                                                                             2

1............ Non‑warlike service...................................................................................................... 2

Schedule 2—Repeals of instruments                                                                                                     9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ BERLIN AIRLIFT (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00566)       9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02913) 9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02915) 9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02916) 9

Determination of non‑warlike service (OPERATION AGRICOLA) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00578)                                                                                                                                                                   9

Determination of non‑warlike service (OPERATION ALLIED FORCE) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00576)                                                                                                                                       9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION ANODE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00719)                                                                                                                                                                   9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ Operation ASTUTE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02013)   9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION AZURE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L04106)                                                                                                                                                                   9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION BANNER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00718)                                                                                                                                                                   9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION BEL ISI AND OPERATION BEL ISI II (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00576)                                                                                                          9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION CITADEL (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00571)                                                                                                                                                                   9

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION DAMASK (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B11477)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (OPERATION FABER) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00580)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (OPERATION FABER) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00581)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION HEDGEROW (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2008L04179)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of non‑warlike service (OPERATION JOINT GUARDIAN) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00579)                                                                                                                                     10

Determination of Non‑Warlike Service ‑ OPERATION PLUMBOB (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00574)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑warlike service ‑ OPERATION POLLARD (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00950)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑Warlike Service ‑ OPERATION POMELO (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00932)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION QUICKSTEP (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04870)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ Operation RAMP (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L03709)       10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION SPIRE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L04103)  10

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (OPERATION SPITFIRE) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00499)                                                                                                                                                                 10

Determination of Non‑Warlike Service ‑ OPERATION TREK (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00951)  10

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service ‑ NATO no‑fly‑zone and maritime enforcement operation against Libya) Determination 2012                                                                                                                            10

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Accordion) Determination 2014 11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service ‑ Operation Aslan) Determination 2012        11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Augury) Determination 2017     11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Hawick) Determination 2014    11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Litten) Determination 2017       11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Manitou) Determination 2017  11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2016         11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service — Operation Paladin) Determination 2011 11

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Quickstep Tonga) Determination 2012               11

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Non-warlike Service) Determination 2019.

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.

26 March 2019

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 the definition of non‑warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

4  Schedule 2

                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 2 to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule, and any other item in that Schedule has effect according to its terms.

5  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

NATO means the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

6  Non‑warlike service

                   Schedule 1 specifies service in the Defence Force that is non‑warlike service for the purposes of the Act.


Schedule 1Non‑warlike service

Note:       See section 6.

  

  

1  Non‑warlike service

                   For the purposes of the definition of non‑warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Act:

                     (a)  service in the Defence Force in the Berlin Airlift operation is non‑warlike service if:

                              (i)  the service was as a member of the Royal Australian Air Force aircrew involved in the humanitarian aid operation conducted by the Western allies to assist West Berlin during the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviet Union; and

                             (ii)  the service occurred during the period 15 September 1948 to 29 August 1949; or

                     (b)  service in the Defence Force in an operation mentioned in an item of the following table is non‑warlike service if:

                              (i)  the service was in an area of operation mentioned in the item; and

                             (ii)  the service occurred during the period mentioned in the item in relation to that area of operation.

 

Non‑warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

1

Banner

Defence Force contribution to the Cambodia Mine Action Centre and the United Nations Military Liaison Team

Cambodia and the areas of Laos and Thailand that are not more than 50 km from the border with Cambodia

8 October 1993–4 October 1999

2

 

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Observer Mission in Guatemala

Guatemala

13 February 1997–12 May 1997

3

Vista

Defence Force withdrawal of non‑essential Australian personnel from Cambodia

Cambodia

5 July 1997–14 July 1997

4

 

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Survey Team in Congo

Libreville (Gabon), Pointe Noire (Republic of the Congo) and Brazzaville (Republic of Congo)

25 July 1997–7 August 1997

5

Bel Isi and Bel Isi II

Defence Force contribution to the Truce Monitoring Group or the Peace Monitoring Group

Bougainville Island, Buka Island and the territorial waters of Papua New Guinea surrounding those islands

20 November 1997–26 August 2003

6

Pollard

Defence Force contribution to the Coalition Force in the Middle East

All sea, airspace and land North and West from 5°00′S, 68°00E and encompassing the outer boundaries of Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Egypt, Sudan and Kenya

17 February 1998–1 October 2001

7

Agricola

 

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

25 February 1999–10 June 1999

8

Damask

Defence Force contribution to the Multi‑national Maritime Interception Force

The area:

(a) comprising all sea of the Arabian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and the northern Arabian Sea bounded by latitude 20°00N and longitude 61°50′E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the airfields and military facilities adjacent to those ports

18 March 1999–19 October 2001

9

Allied Force

Defence Force contribution to the NATO operation against the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia

Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Albania, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, the Adriatic Sea and NATO bases in Italy

15 April 1999–3 June 1999

10

Bolton

Defence Force contribution to the Coalition Force operation to patrol the Iraq No‑Fly‑Zone

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Incirlik airbase in Turkey

13 May 1999–12 January 2003

11

Joint Guardian

United Nations Kosovo Force

Albania, Serbia, Montenegro and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

11 June 1999–12 December 2011

12

Faber

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Advance Mission in East Timor

East Timor and the territorial sea of Indonesia adjacent to East Timor

19 June 1999–15 September 1999

13

Spitfire

 

East Timor and the territorial sea of Indonesia adjacent to East Timor

6 September 1999–19 September 1999

14

Southern Watch

Defence Force contribution to the Coalition Force operation to patrol the Iraq No‑Fly‑Zones

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the Incirlik airbase in Turkey

23 September 1999–12 January 2003

15

Plumbob

 

Guadalcanal Island and the waters extending 12 nautical miles from the low water mark of Guadalcanal Island

8 June 2000–24 June 2000

16

Trek

 

Solomon Islands and its territorial sea

On and after 4 November 2000

17

Pomelo

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea

15 January 2001–31 May 2005

18

Paladin

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace within the internationally recognised boundaries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt

21 April 2003–11 July 2006

18A

Paladin

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace within the internationally recognised boundaries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt, excluding the following area: Southern Lebanon bounded by 33°12N 35°12E, 33°10N 35°20E, 33°19N 35°25E, on the Litani River, then along the Litani River to 33°25N 35°37E, 33°22N 35°49E, 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°12N 35°12E

12 July 2006–14 August 2006

18B

Paladin

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace within the internationally recognised boundaries of Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt

On and after 15 August 2006

19

Anode

Defence Force contribution to the Australian Government’s Strengthened Assistance Framework Program in support of the Solomon Islands Government

The total land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace boundaries of the Solomon Islands

24 July 2003–30 September 2013

20

Citadel

United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor

East Timor and the territorial sea of East Timor

18 August 2003–26 June 2008

21

Spire

United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor

East Timor and the territorial sea of East Timor

20 May 2004–26 June 2008

22

Azure

United Nations Mission in Sudan

Sudan and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

10 April 2005–31 December 2011

23

Astute

Defence Force stabilisation operation in support of the Government of East Timor

East Timor and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

12 May 2006–19 April 2013

24

Ramp

Defence Force operation in the Middle East in support of the Australian whole of government response to the crisis in Lebanon

Lebanon and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

20 July 2006–27 November 2008

25

Quickstep

Defence Force mission in Fiji

Fiji and its land, internal waters, archipelagic waters, territorial sea and superjacent airspace and the exclusive economic zone of Fiji

31 October 2006–22 December 2006

26

Quickstep Tonga

Defence Force operation to assist the Government of Tonga with the restoration of law and order in Tonga

The sovereign territory of Tonga, including the land territory, internal waters, territorial sea and superjacent airspace of Tonga and the exclusive economic zone of Tonga and its superjacent airspace

18 November 2006–30 November 2006

27

Hedgerow

Defence Force contribution to the hybrid United Nations and African Union mission in Darfur

Sudan

28 July 2008–23 June 2011

28

 

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

The international waters and superjacent airspace of the central southern Mediterranean Sea between 10°00E and 28°00E and south of 41°00N, including portions of Italy, Greece, Turkey, Albania and all of Malta and north of Libya and its territorial waters and superjacent airspace

31 March 2011–31 October 2011

29

Aslan

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

South Sudan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 23 September 2011

30

Accordion

Supporting operations in Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates in relation to the Defence Force contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

The area bounded by the land mass and superjacent airspaces of Bahrain, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates

On and after 1 July 2014

31

Manitou

Maritime operations, including counter‑piracy operations

The area:

(a) comprising all sea and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea north of latitude 11°00′S and west of longitude 68°00′E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port

1 July 2014–13 May 2015

31A

Manitou

Maritime operations, including counter‑piracy operations

The area:

(a) comprising all sea and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Arabian Sea, the Gulf of Aden, the Red Sea, the Gulf of Suez, the Gulf of Aqaba and the Indian Ocean north of latitude 15°00′S and west of longitude 68°00′E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port

14 May 2015–13 November 2016

31B

Manitou

Maritime operations, including counter‑piracy operations

The area:

(a) comprising all sea and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman, the Gulf of Aden, the Gulf of Suez, the Gulf of Aqaba, the Red Sea, the Arabian Sea north of latitude 15°00′S and west of longitude 70°00′E and the Indian Ocean north of latitude 15°00′S and west of longitude 70°00′E; and

(b) including the ports adjacent to the area mentioned in paragraph (a), and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port

On and after 14 November 2016

32

Okra

Defence Force contribution to the Iraq crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, and the waters and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf

1 July 2014–8 August 2014

32A

Okra

Defence Force contribution to the Iraq crisis

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Albania, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Jordan, Kuwait, Montenegro, Poland, Qatar, Romania and the United Arab Emirates, and the waters and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf

9 August 2014–8 September 2015

32B

Okra

Defence Force contribution to the Iraq and Syria crisis

The following areas:

(a) the land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Albania, Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Jordan, Kuwait, Montenegro, Poland, Qatar, Romania and the United Arab Emirates;

(b) the waters and superjacent airspace of the Persian Gulf;

(c) the land territory of Turkey east of longitude 35°00E, including its superjacent airspace and territorial waters

On and after 9 September 2015

33

Augury

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

Jordan and its superjacent airspace

4 July 2014–27 April 2016

33A

Augury

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

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Jordan and the United Arab Emirates

On and after 28 April 2016

34

Hawick

Defence Force contribution to the whole of government response to the MH17 air disaster in Ukraine

Ukraine and its superjacent airspace

21 July 2014–18 May 2015

35

 

Defence Force contribution to efforts against global terrorism

The land, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Libya

16 May 2016–2 August 2016

36

Litten

Maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea

Libyan territorial waters

31 August 2016–21 October 2016

36A

Litten

Maritime operations in the Mediterranean Sea

Libyan territorial waters

On and after 4 November 2016

Note:          Serbia and Montenegro, included in the area of operation for operation Joint Guardian (see table item 11), were united as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia between 1992 and 2006.


Schedule 2Repeals of instruments

  

1  Repeals of instruments

Repeal the following instruments:

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ BERLIN AIRLIFT (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00566)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02913)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02915)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02916)

Determination of non‑warlike service (OPERATION AGRICOLA) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00578)

Determination of non‑warlike service (OPERATION ALLIED FORCE) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00576)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION ANODE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00719)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ Operation ASTUTE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02013)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION AZURE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L04106)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION BANNER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00718)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION BEL ISI AND OPERATION BEL ISI II (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00576)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION CITADEL (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00571)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION DAMASK (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B11477)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (OPERATION FABER) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00580)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (OPERATION FABER) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00581)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION HEDGEROW (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2008L04179)

Determination of non‑warlike service (OPERATION JOINT GUARDIAN) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007B00579)

Determination of Non‑Warlike Service ‑ OPERATION PLUMBOB (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00574)

Determination of Non‑warlike service ‑ OPERATION POLLARD (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00950)

Determination of Non‑Warlike Service ‑ OPERATION POMELO (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00932)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION QUICKSTEP (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04870)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ Operation RAMP (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L03709)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service ‑ OPERATION SPIRE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L04103)

Determination of Non‑warlike Service (OPERATION SPITFIRE) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00499)

Determination of Non‑Warlike Service ‑ OPERATION TREK (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00951)

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service ‑ NATO no‑fly‑zone and maritime enforcement operation against Libya) Determination 2012

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Accordion) Determination 2014

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service ‑ Operation Aslan) Determination 2012

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Augury) Determination 2017

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Hawick) Determination 2014

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Litten) Determination 2017

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Manitou) Determination 2017

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2016

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service — Operation Paladin) Determination 2011

Veterans’ Entitlements (Non‑warlike Service—Operation Quickstep Tonga) Determination 2012