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This determination repeals and consolidates 31 determinations made under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 into one principal determination, inserts the end dates for Operation Kruger, International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), Ariki, Athena, Herrick, Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan, Slipper, Palate II and Riverbank, and adds Operation Steadfast as a new warlike operation.
Administered by: Veterans' Affairs
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 65
Registered 13 Sep 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR16-Sep-2019
Tabled Senate17-Sep-2019
Table of contents.

Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service) Determination 2019

I, Darren Chester, Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel, make the following determination under subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

Dated 15/8/2019

 


Darren Chester
Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel

 

 


Contents

1......... Name............................................................................................................................... 3

2......... Commencement............................................................................................................... 3

3......... Authority......................................................................................................................... 3

4......... Schedules......................................................................................................................... 3

Schedule 1-Warlike service

1......... Warlike service................................................................................................................ 4

Schedule 2—Repeals                                                                                                                                      9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - Vietnam
(Southern Zone) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02932)                                       9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION JURAL  (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04375)                              9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04377)   9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike and Non-warlike Service  OPERATION BOLTON  (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04378)                                                                                     9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike and Non-warlike
Service - OPERATION SOUTHERN WATCH (Federal Register of Legislation
No. F2007L04379)                                                                                                                                9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION TAMAR (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L01121)                              9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION NORTHERN WATCH (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04376)      9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION FABER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00958)                              9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike service - OPERATION
WARDEN (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00578)                                                  9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
STABILISE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00961)                                                9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike service -
OPERATION TANAGER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00577)                        9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
HUSKY (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L00986)                                                      9

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation ENDURING FREEDOM:
Afghanistan) Determination 2014 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00153)       9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION SLIPPER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2010L00176)                           9

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Slipper) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00574)                                                                     9

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation ARIKI) Determination 2014                  
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00148)                                                                     9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
CITADEL (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00579)                                                  9

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
FALCONER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00960)                                           10

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
PALATE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L03487)                                                  10

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
CATALYST (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2010L00699)                                              10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation ATHENA) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No.F2014L00150)                                                                    10


Veterans
Entitlements (Warlike Service—International Security Assistance Force)
Determination 2014 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00151)                             10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation HERRICK) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00149)                                                                   10

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION
PALATE II (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L04107)                                               10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service — Operation Paladin) Determination 2011
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2011L00513)                                                                   10

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION RIVERBANK (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2009L02442)                  10

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION KRUGER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2009L00722)                        10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service - NATO no-fly-zone and maritime enforcement
operation against Libya) Determination 2012
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2012L00343)                                                                   10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2016
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2016L00991)                                                                   10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation HIGHROAD) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L01432)                                                                   10

Veterans Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Augury) Determination 2017
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2017L01413)                                                                   10




























 



 

 

 


 

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service) Determination 2019.

2  Commencement

                   This instrument commences the day after registration on the Federal Register of Legislation.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the definition of warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

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 Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986.

                   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

1        Warlike service

                   For the purposes of the definition of warlike service in subsection 5C(1) of the Act, service in 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

Vietnam

 

Vietnam (Southern Zone)

12 January 1973 – 29 April 1975

2

Jural

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

Iraq

30 June 1991 –
12 January 2003

3

Provide Comfort

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

Iraq

11 August 1991 – 15 December 1996

4

Bolton

Defence Force contribution to the Coalition Force operation to control the Iraq No-Fly-Zones

Iraq

31 August 1992 – 12 January 2003

5

Southern Watch

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

Iraq

31 August 1992 – 12 January 2003

6

Tamar

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda

Rwanda and the areas in Uganda, Zaire (Democratic Republic of the Congo), Burundi and Tanzania that are not more than 50 kilometres from the border with Rwanda.

25 July 1994 –
16 January 1996

7

Northern Watch

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

Iraq

1 January 1997 – 12 January 2003

8

Faber

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

East Timor and the sea area that on
16 September 1999 was the territorial sea of Indonesia adjacent to East Timor.

16 September 1999 –
23 February 2000

 

 

 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

9

Stabilise

Defence Force contribution to the International Force in East Timor

East Timor and the sea area that on
16 September 1999 was the territorial sea of Indonesia adjacent to East Timor.

16 September 1999 –
23 February 2000


10

Warden

Defence Force contribution to the International Force in East Timor

East Timor and the sea area that on
16 September 1999 was the territorial sea of Indonesia adjacent to East Timor.

16 September 1999 – 10 April 2000

11

Tanager

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Transitional Authority in East Timor

East Timor and the territorial sea of East Timor.

20 February 2000 – 19 May 2002

12

Husky

Defence Force contribution to the International Military Advisory and Training Team in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

15 January 2001 – 28 February 2003

13

Enduring Freedom – Afghanistan

US Global War on Terror

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

7 October 2001 –  31 December 2014

14

Slipper

Defence Force contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

(a) The area bounded by the following coordinates

48o 00'N 81o00'E

48o 00'N 35o00'E

12o 00'N 35o00'E

12o 00'N 81o00'E

(b) The Diego Garcia land mass and territorial waters and the superjacent airspace out to 250nm radius (from Reference Point 07 18.6S 072 24.6E)

11 October 2001 – 30 July 2009

14A

Slipper

Defence Force contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism

The area bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

(a) 39°00¢N 78°00¢E;

(b) 39°00¢N 32°00¢E;

(c)  05°00¢S 32°00¢E;

(d) 05°00¢S 78°00¢E

31 July 2009 – 19 February 2012

 


 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

14B

Slipper

Defence Force contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism.

The area bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

(a) 39°00¢N 32°00¢E;

(b) 39°00¢N 78°00¢E;

(c) 23°00¢N 78°00¢E;

(d) 23°00¢N 68°00¢E;

(e)  11°00¢S 68°00¢E;

(f)  11°00¢S 38°00¢E;

(g)  17°00¢N 38°00¢E;

(h) 17°00¢N 32°00¢E

20 February 2012 30 June 2014

14C

Slipper

Defence Force contribution to the International Coalition against Terrorism.

The area bounded by the land mass and superjacent airspace of Afghanistan

1 July 2014 – 31 December 2014

15

Ariki

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

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

1 December 2001 31 December 2014

16

Citadel

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Mission of Support in East Timor.

East Timor and the territorial sea of East Timor

20 May 2002 – 17 August 2003

17

Falconer

Defence Force contribution in support of the US-led coalition operations to assist with the rehabilitation of Iraq and remove the threat posed to global security by Iraq's weapons of mass destruction capability.

The area bounded by the following geographical coordinates:

(a) 38°00¢N 68°00¢E

(b) 38°00¢N 32°00¢E

(c) 10°00¢N 32°00¢E

(d) 10°00¢N 68°00¢E

18 March 2003 – 22 July 2003

18

Palate

Defence Force contribution to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan

18 April 2003 – 5 July 2004

 


 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

19

Catalyst

Defence Force 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 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

20

Athena

Canadian contribution to the International Security Assistance Force mission in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

17 July 2003 – 31 December 2014

21

International Security Assistance Force

NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

11 August 2003 – 31 December 2014

22

Herrick

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

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

1 September 2004 – 31 December 2014

23

Palate II

Defence Force support to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan

Afghanistan's land territory, internal waters and superjacent airspace

27 June 2005 –
10 March 2017

24

Paladin

Defence Force 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

 




 

 

Warlike service

Item

Name of operation

Nature of operation

Area of operation

Period

25

Riverbank

Defence Force support to the United Nations Assistance Mission in Iraq.

Iraq

21 July 2008 – 14 December 2013

26

Kruger

Defence Force contribution to the provision of security to the Australian Embassy in Iraq.

Iraq

1 January 2009 –
9 August 2011

27

 

Defence Force 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

28

Okra

Defence Force contribution to the Iraq crisis.

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq

9 August 2014 – 8 September 2015

28A

Okra

Defence Force 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

29

Highroad

Defence Force contribution to the NATO-led Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after
1 January 2015

30

Augury

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

Afghanistan and its superjacent airspace

On and after 28 April 2016

31

Steadfast

Defence Force contribution to the NATO Mission in Iraq

The land area, territorial waters and superjacent airspace of Iraq

On and after 10 September 2018


 

Schedule 2 – Repeals of instruments

1        Repeals of instruments

            Repeal the following instruments:

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - Vietnam

(Southern Zone) (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L02932)

 

Veterans’Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -

OPERATION JURAL  (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04375)

                                                                                                                                                                                       

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -  
OPERATION PROVIDE COMFORT (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04377)

 

Veterans Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike and Non-warlike Service
OPERATION BOLTON  (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04378)

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike and Non-warlike Service -
OPERATION SOUTHERN WATCH (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04379)

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - OPERATION TAMAR
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006L01121)

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION NORTHERN WATCH (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L04376)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service - 
OPERATION FABER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00958)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike service -
OPERATION WARDEN (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00578)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION STABILISE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00961)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike service
OPERATION TANAGER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00577)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service
OPERATION HUSKY (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2007L00986)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation ENDURING FREEDOM: Afghanistan)
Determination 2014 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00153)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service
OPERATION SLIPPER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2010L00176)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Slipper) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00574)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation ARIKI) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00148)

 

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service
OPERATION CITADEL (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00579)




 

Schedule 2 – Repeals of instruments – continued

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION FALCONER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2006B00960)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION PALATE (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L03487)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION CATALYST (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2010L00699)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation ATHENA) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No.F2014L00150)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—International Security Assistance Force)
Determination 2014 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00151)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation HERRICK) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L00149)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION PALATE II (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2005L04107)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service — Operation Paladin) Determination 2011
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2011L00513)                                                                                         


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION RIVERBANK (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2009L02442)


Veterans
’ Entitlements Act 1986 - Determination of Warlike Service -
OPERATION KRUGER (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2009L00722)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service - NATO no-fly-zone and maritime enforcement
operation against Libya) Determination 2012 (Federal Register of Legislation No. F2012L00343)

Veterans’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Okra) Determination 2016
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2016L00991)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation HIGHROAD) Determination 2014
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2014L01432)


Veterans
’ Entitlements (Warlike Service—Operation Augury) Determination 2017
(Federal Register of Legislation No. F2017L01413)