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This instrument amends the Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service to adjust the rates of allowances and related benefits that may be paid to a member in connection with travel undertaken for duty purposes.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 30 Sep 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Oct-2021
Tabled Senate18-Oct-2021
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Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment (Travel and meal allowances) Determination 2021 (No. 18)

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

Dated 29 September 2021

Fiona Louise McSpeerin

Assistant Secretary
People Policy and Employment Conditions
Defence People Group

 


Contents

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

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

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

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

Schedule 1—Travel and meal allowances amendments                                            2

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                2

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment (Travel and meal allowances) Determination 2021 (No. 18).

2  Commencement

This instrument commences 11 November 2021.

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Each instrument that is specified in a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.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—Travel and meal allowances amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Section 4.5.9 (Rates of allowance), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Meal period

Column B

Rate ($)

1.

breakfast

26.15

2.

lunch under paragraph 4.5.6.1.d

12.00

3.

any other lunch

29.85

4.

dinner

51.50

 

2
Subsection 7.5.24.2 (Meals hotel or serviced apartment), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Meal period

Column B

Capital cities and high-cost country centres
($)

Column C

Other locations
($)

1.

breakfast

29.20

26.15

2.

lunch

32.85

29.85

3.

dinner

56.00

51.50

 

3
Paragraph 7.5.24.3.b (Meals hotel or serviced apartment)

 

Omit “that”, substitute “other”.

4
Subsection 7.5.24.3 (Meals hotel or serviced apartment), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Meal period

Column B

Capital cities and high-cost country centres
($)

Column C

Other locations
($)

1.

breakfast

14.60

13.10

2.

lunch

16.45

14.95

3.

dinner

28.00

25.75

 

5
Subsection 9.5.10.2 (Part-day travel period)

 

Omit “$52.70”, substitute “$53.45”.

6
Subsection 9.5.20.2 (Member living in eligible to use the Defence travel card), table item 5

 

Omit “$71.40”, substitute “$72.10”.

7
Subsection 9.5.22.2 (Travel for more than 21 days), table item 3

 

Omit “$71.40”, substitute “$72.10”.

8
Subsection 9.5.39.2 (Member living in), table item 5

 

Omit “$71.40”, substitute “$72.10”.

9
Subsection 9.5.41.2 (Travel for more than 21 days), table item 3

 

Omit “$71.40”, substitute “$72.10”.

10
Annex 9.5.A (Accommodation rates), Part 1, table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Column A

Location

Column B

Brigadier or higher

($)

Column C

Colonel or lower

($)

Adelaide

178.00

134.00

Brisbane

200.00

150.00

Canberra

223.00

167.00

Darwin

(April to November)

270.00

202.00

Darwin

(December to March)

145.00

108.00

Hobart

164.00

123.00

Melbourne

193.00

145.00

Perth

192.00

144.00

Sydney

264.00

198.00

High-cost country centres

See Part 2

See Part 2

Medium-cost country centres (see Part 3)

154.00

129.00

Other country centres

142.00

118.00

 

11
Annex 9.5.A (Accommodation rates), Part 2, table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Column A

Location

Column B

Rate ($)

New South Wales

Armidale

146.50

Bathurst

141.00

Bega

139.00

Bourke

156.00

Broken Hill

152.00

Cobar

144.00

Coffs Harbour

148.00

Dubbo

142.00

Gosford

144.50

Goulburn

140.50

Gunnedah

138.00

Leeton

137.50

Lismore

143.50

Maitland

154.50

Mudgee

159.00

Muswellbrook

156.50

Narrabri

135.00

Newcastle

184.50

Nowra

146.00

Orange

155.50

Port Macquarie

170.00

Queanbeyan

138.00

Tumut

134.50

Wagga Wagga

152.00

Wollongong

153.00

Northern Territory

Alice Springs

(April to November)

134.50

Alice Springs

(December to March)

123.00

Jabiru

(April to November)

241.50

Jabiru

(December to March)

163.50

Katherine

(April to November)

148.00

Katherine

(December to March)

147.00

Nhulunbuy

(April to November)

257.00

Nhulunbuy

(December to March)

229.00

Tennant Creek

144.50

Yulara

(April to November)

462.00

Yulara

(December to March)

433.00

Queensland

Bundaberg

138.50

Cairns

162.50

Dalby

176.50

Emerald

141.50

Gold Coast

198.50

Hervey Bay

141.00

Kingaroy

140.50

Mackay

135.00

Monto

138.00

Mount Isa

167.50

Roma

141.50

Toowoomba

141.50

South Australia

Mount Gambier

138.50

Port Lincoln

159.50

Wilpena Pound

184.50

Tasmania

Burnie

158.00

Victoria

Ballarat

153.50

Benalla

142.00

Bendigo

140.00

Bright

167.00

Geelong

136.00

Hamilton

138.50

Horsham

153.50

Mildura

134.50

Portland

136.50

Sale

134.00

Seymour

134.00

Shepparton

150.00

Swan Hill

136.00

Wangaratta

144.00

Wonthaggi

151.50

Western Australia

Albany

145.50

Broome

180.00

Carnarvon

154.00

Derby

147.50

Esperance

162.00

Exmouth

149.50

Geraldton

154.50

Halls Creek

160.50

Kalgoorlie

146.50

Karratha

180.00

Kununurra

182.00

Newman

147.50

Northam

144.50

Port Hedland

150.00

External Australian Territory

Christmas Island (WA)

197.50

Cocos

331.00

Horn

178.00

Norfolk Island

143.00

 

12
Annex 9.5.A (Accommodation rates), Part 3, table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Medium-cost country centres

New South Wales

Albury

Cooma

Cowra

Grafton

Griffith

Inverell

Tamworth

Taree

Western Australia

Bunbury

Queensland

Charters Towers

Maryborough

Rockhampton

Townsville

Tasmania

Devonport

South Australia

Ceduna

Naracoorte

Port Augusta

Whyalla

Victoria

Bairnsdale

Warrnambool

 

13
Annex 9.5.A (Accommodation rates), Part 4, table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Column A

Location

Column B

Breakfast

($)

Column C

Lunch

($)

Column D

Dinner

($)

Column E

Incidentals

($)

Capital cities and
high-cost country centres

29.20

32.85

56.00

20.60

Medium-cost country centres and other country centres

26.15

29.85

51.50

20.60

 

14
Annex 9.5.B (Amounts for travel after 21 days), Part 2, table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

Part 2: Amounts for travel after 21 days – meals

 

The weekly maximum rate for a member who occupies a type of accommodation in column A that meets the condition in column B is the rate in column C of the following table.

 

Item

Column A

Accommodation

Column B

Condition

Column C

Rate

($)

1.

A boarding house, hotel or motel where the tariff is not all inclusive

Cooking facilities are not provided

826.35

Cooking facilities are provided

462.75

3.

Rental accommodation

-

462.75

 

15
Subsection 15.2A.27.3 (Meal allowance additional duty)

 

Omit “AUD 30.60”, substitute “AUD 32.50”: