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This determination provides special benefits to a member of the Australian Defence Force on compassionate grounds. The determination provides for international travel and the costs of quarantine for the member’s children.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 13 Nov 2020
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Defence (Conditions of service) Determination 2020 (No. 25)

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 13 November 2020

F L McSPEERIN

Fiona Louise McSpeerin

Acting First Assistant Secretary
People Policy and Culture
Defence People Group

 


Contents

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

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

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

4  Purpose.................................................................................................................................... 1

5  Interpretation............................................................................................................................ 1

6  Member who this Determination applies to.............................................................................. 1

7  Travel....................................................................................................................................... 1

8  Cost of Quarantine................................................................................................................... 1

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Defence (Conditions of service) Determination 2020 (No. 25).

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on the day of registration.

3  Authority

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

4  Purpose

This Determination is to provide travel benefits to a member for their children to travel to the member’s posting location for compassionate purposes.

5  Interpretation

In this Determination the following apply.

Child means a child of the member, regardless of age.

Posting location has the same meaning as given in section 12.3.15 of Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service, as in force from time to time.

A person is required to quarantine means if they are required under a law of a State or Territory, or a law of a foreign government, to enter a period of quarantine in specified location.

6  Member who this Determination applies to

This Determination applies to the member who holds the employee number 8128213.

7  Travel

The member is eligible for return economy class flights for each child of the member to travel between the following locations.

a.       The airport nearest where the child are living.

b.       The member’s posting location.

8  Cost of Quarantine

1.    The member is eligible for the amount of the charge for accommodation associated with a requirement to quarantine for each child if all the following apply.

a.       The child is required to quarantine in connection with the travel provided in section 7.

b.       A charge is levied for the accommodation.

Note: The benefit may be payable more than once for each child.

2.    The benefit under subsection 1 may be provided as a reimbursement to the member or by direct payment to the organisation responsible for collecting the charge.