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This instrument amends the Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service to change the rates of child supplement allowance and location allowance as part of the annual review of rates.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 02 Jul 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate04-Jul-2019
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Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment (Child supplement and location allowance) Determination 2019 (No. 18)

I, FIONA LOUISE McSPEERIN, Acting First Assistant Secretary, People Policy and Culture, make the following Determination under section 58B of the Defence Act 1903.

Dated 1 July 2019

F L McSPEERIN

Acting First Assistant Secretary
People Policy and Culture
Defence People Group

 


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Child supplement allowance amendments                                             

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                3

Schedule 2—Location allowance amendments                                                            

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                4

 

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment (Child supplement and location allowance) Determination 2019 (No. 18).

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.  Sections 1 to 4 of this instrument and anything in this instrument not elsewhere covered by this table.

The day after this instrument is registered.

2. Schedules 1 and 2 of this instrument.

A day to be fixed by Assistant Secretary People Policy and Employment Conditions (the Minister's delegate) by notifiable instrument.

However, if the provisions do not commence within the period of 12 months beginning on the day after this instrument is registered, the provisions are repealed on the day after the end of that period.

 

 

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 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 1—Child supplement allowance amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Subsection 15.2A.20.2 (Amount of allowance)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

The rate of child supplement allowance is calculated using the following formula.

 

 

Where:

 

 

A

is the base rate for the child's age or if more than one child the sum of the base rate for each child.

 

 

B

is the applied post index for the member's posting location as set by section 12.3.14A.

2A.

For the purpose of subsection 2, the base rate is the rate specified in column B that corresponds with the ages of the child specified in column A of the following table.

 

Item

Column A

Child’s age

Column B

Rate (AUD)

1.

Under 3 years old

307

2.

Between 3 and 12 years old

236

3.

Between 12 and 18 years old

283

Schedule 2—Location allowance amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Subsection 16.2A.5.1 (Rate of allowance)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

1.

Subject to section 16.2A.7, the rate of location allowance is either of the following.

 

a.

For a member who is unaccompanied — the rate specified in column B that corresponds with the hardship location grade specified in column A of the location in which the member is performing duty.

 

b.

For a member who is accompanied — the rate specified in column C that corresponds with the hardship location grade specified in column A of the location in which the member is performing duty.

 

Item

Column A

Hardship location grade

Column B

Rate for an unaccompanied member

(AUD per year)

Column C

Rate for an accompanied member

(AUD per year)

1.

A

Nil

 

Nil

 

2.

B

Nil

 

Nil

 

3.

C

14,755

 

22,132

 

4.

D

19,673

 

29,509

 

5.

E

24,591

 

36,886

 

6.

F

29,509

 

44,264