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This determination makes various technical amendments to Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service.
Administered by: Defence
Registered 14 Oct 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR18-Oct-2021
Tabled Senate18-Oct-2021
To be repealed 30 Mar 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment Determination 2021 (No. 20)

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

Dated 12 October 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—Chapters 1 to 5 miscellaneous amendments                                         2

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                2

Schedule 2—Chapter 8 to 11 miscellaneous amendments                                         6

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                                6

Schedule 3—Chapter 15 miscellaneous amendments                                              17

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                             17

Schedule 4—Remote location rates amendments                                                     18

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                             18

Schedule 5—Deployment allowance and additional risk life insurance rate amendments         20

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service                                                             20

 

 


1  Name

This instrument is the Defence Determination, Conditions of service Amendment Determination 2021 (No. 20).

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

The day the instrument is registered

 

2. Schedules 1 to 3

14 October 2021

 

3. Schedules 4 and 5

11 November 2021

 

 

 

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 no 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—Chapters 1 to 5 miscellaneous amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Section 1.3.16 (Daily rate)

 

Omit the section.

2
Section 1.3.25 (Fortnightly rate)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

1.3.25    Fortnightly rate

 

The fortnightly rate of an annual rate of allowance under this Determination means the amount using the calculation set out at subsection 3.2.7.3.

3
Subsection 1.3.85.7 (Dependants recognised by CDF)

 

Omit the subsection.

4
Paragraph 1.3.96.3.d (Member with dependants (unaccompanied))

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”, substitute “under Chapter 6”.

5
Section 1.5.4 (Overpayment)

 

Omit the section.

6
Paragraph 1.7.4.3.b (General rule – benefits and contributions)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

7
Paragraph 1.7.4.5.d (General rule – benefits and contributions)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

8
Subsection 1.7.6.2 (Salary and DFRT allowances – member imprisoned or in custody), note

 

Omit the note.

9
Subsection 2.1.4.2 (Travel, accommodation and meals), table item 2

 

Omit “Commonwealth would pay”, substitute “member would be eligible for”.

10
Paragraph 2.1.4.4.a (Travel, accommodation and meals)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

a.

The amount the accommodation and meals would have cost if they had been provided under this Part.

11
Paragraph 2.1.4.5.c (Travel, accommodation and meals)

 

Omit “by the Commonwealth”, substitute “under this Part”.

12
Subsection 2.1.5.2 (Prepaid fares)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

The applicant must repay any prepaid amount they do not spend, including if the journey is cancelled.

13
Section 2.1.6 (Baggage)

 

Omit “any Commonwealth assistance”, substitute “assistance under this Part”.

14
Chapter 2 Part 3 (Leaving the ADF: Redundancy and gratuities), heading

 

Omit “and gratuities”.

15
Subsection 2.3.6.2 (Additional payment)

 

Omit “between”, substitute “between and including”.

16
Section 2.3.7 (Amount repayable if member continues service)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

17
Section 2.3.25 (Repayment of special benefit)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

18
Section 3.2.7 (Administration of salary and allowances)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

3.2.7    Administration of allowances

1.

This section applies to allowances payable under this Determination to a member not on a flexible service determination.

 

Note: Administration of allowances payable to members on a flexible service determination are set out under section 3.2.7A.

2.

The daily rate of rent allowance is one fourteenth of the rate calculated in section 7.8.19.

3.

The fortnightly rate of an annual rate of an allowance under this Determination is calculated using the following formula.

 

 

Where:

 

A

is the annual rate of allowance.

19
Chapter 3 Part 4 (Overpayments and recovery)

 

Omit the Part.

20
Subsection 3.5.71.6 (Payment of the retention bonus)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

6.

If the member fails to complete the agreed period of effective service for a reason not listed in subsection 3.5.72.1, they must repay the part of the bonus which represents the portion of the agreed period of effective service that was not performed.

21
Section 3.5.73 (Calculating a pro rata repayment of the retention bonus)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

22
Section 4.6.4 (Membership of airline club)  

 

Omit the section, substitute:

4.6.4    Membership of airline club

 

A member is eligible for the basic membership of an airline club of a government-contracted carrier.

23
Section 4.7.3 (Nominated family of member posthumously awarded)  

 

Omit “Commonwealth assistance”, substitute “Assistance”.

24
Section 4.7.5 (Business class travel)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense” wherever occurring.

25
Subsection 4.8.7.3 (Rate of benefit)

 

Omit “3.2.7” substitute “3.2.7A”.

26
Section 5.3.11.a (Travel for medical purposes)

 

Omit “Commonwealth”.

27
Section 5.4.26A (Administration of purchased recreation leave)

 

Omit the section.

28
Subsection 5.9.16 (Purpose)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

29
Subsection 5.9.17.1 (Member this Division applies to)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

30
Subsection 5.9.18.6 (Benefit)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

31
Section 5.10.7 (Effects on other conditions of service – summary)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense” wherever occurring.

32
Paragraph 5.10.7.3.b (Effects on other conditions of service – summary)

 

Omit the paragraph.

33
Section 5.10.8 (Payment of charges to the Commonwealth), heading

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

34
Subsection 5.10.8.1 (Payment of charges to the Commonwealth)

 

Omit “the Commonwealth”.

Schedule 2—Chapter 8 to 11 miscellaneous amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Subsection 8.6.7.7 (Special needs pre-posting visits)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

2
Subsection 8.6.9.6 (Assistance with respite, personal care or therapy services)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

6.

A member is eligible for respite care if no other forms of care are available.

3
Paragraph 8.6.12.3.b (Special housing needs)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

b.

The installation or removal of portable window mounted air conditioners and heaters the member purchases, not including split-system air conditioners.

4
Section 8.7.6 (Assistance with domestic travel)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense” wherever occurring.

5
Subsection 8.7.6.6 (Assistance with domestic travel)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

6.

A person is eligible for a maximum of 3 return journeys home in any 2 month period if there is a break of more than 5 days between sitting days.

6
Subsection 8.7.7.1 (Assistance with accommodation)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

1.

A person is eligible for accommodation costs if the CDF is satisfied, after considering advice from Defence Member and Family Support, that it is unreasonable for the person to travel to attend the Court of Inquiry on a daily basis.

7
Subsection 8.7.8.1 (Assistance with meals)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

1.

Subject to subsection 1A, a person receiving accommodation assistance under section 8.7.7 is eligible for the following payments for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

 

a.

If the person is less than 10 years old — half the rate set out in section 9.5.35 for the rank of colonel or lower.

 

b.

If the person is 10 years or older — the rate set out in section 9.5.35 for the rank of colonel or lower.

1A.

The person is not eligible for assistance for a meal if the meal is provided at no cost to the person.

8
Paragraph 8.8.4.2.b (Assistance with travel)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

9
Section 9.0.1 (Overview)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

10
Section 9.1.1 (Purpose)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

11
Subsection 9.1.9.4 (Class of travel)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

4.

A dependant of the member who is eligible for travel within Australia under this Determination is eligible for travel by the same means and at the same class as the member.

12
Subsection 9.1.10.3 (Baggage – general)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

3.

If only part of the baggage limit is carried free of charge by the carrier the member is eligible to have the rest of the baggage sent by one of the following methods.

 

a.

If the member does not need access to the baggage during the journey or immediately after it the most economical of the following.

 

 

i.

With the member’s furniture and effects.

 

 

ii.

As unaccompanied baggage.

 

b.

If the member needs access to the baggage during the journey or immediately after it as excess accompanied baggage.

13
Subsection 9.1.10.5 (Baggage – general)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

5.

A member is not eligible for the cost of insuring baggage.

14
Subsection 9.1.11.2 (Extra baggage)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

The member is eligible for the cost of transporting Service property or other documents the member is required to carry during travel.

15
Section 9.2.8 (Purpose)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

16
Section 9.2.9 (Travel for first removal after entry into Service)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

9.2.9    Travel for first removal after entry into Service

 

A member is eligible for travel on their first removal after they enter the Service if all the following are met.

 

a.

They have completed initial recruit and employment training after enlistment, appointment or re-entry.

 

b.

They become eligible for the first removal after entry.

 

c.

They have been granted short absence for removal purposes under section 5.11.9.

17
Subsection 9.2.10.1 (Subsequent eligibility for removal travel)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

18
Subsection 9.2.11.1 (Dependants move before member's posting date)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

19
Subsection 9.2.12.1 (Members without dependants – away from their posting location)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

20
Subsection 9.2.23.4 (Re-joining a ship that has sailed)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

4.

Travel under this section is limited to the cost of the member’s transport from the port the ship sailed from to the port where they are to re-join their ship.

21
Section 9.2.28 (Members this Division applies to)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

22
Subsection 9.2.32.3 (Travel by private vehicle)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

3.

The amount of the benefit cannot exceed what the member would have been paid under paragraphs a. to d. if the member and any dependants travelled by the most economical means.

23
Subsection 9.2.35.2 (Limits to travel on leaving a personal location)

 

Omit “the Commonwealth put”, substitute “there are”.

24
Subsection 9.2.36.3 (Service terminated through member's fault)

 

Omit “Commonwealth”.

25
Section 9.2.37 (Recruit who chooses free discharge)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

9.2.37    Recruit who chooses free discharge

 

A recruit who takes up their option to a free discharge is eligible for travel under the basic benefit in Part 1 for one of the following periods.

 

a.

Within six months of the date they entered as an apprentice.

 

b.

Within 12 weeks of the date they entered as an adult recruit.

26
Subsection 9.2.39.1 (Failure to complete service)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

1.

A member travelling for ceasing continuous full-time service under this Division who does not complete their service must repay the cost of any assistance they received for the travel.

27
Subsection 9.2.39.2 (Failure to complete service)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

28
Section 9.2.40 (Purpose)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

29
Section 9.2.42.1 (Limit on Commonwealth expense)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

30
Subsection 9.3.6.1 (When a member travels at their own expense)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

31
Subsection 9.3.8.1 (Marriage planned or common household started before posting)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

32
Subsection 9.3.9.2 (Travel from other location in Australia)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

33
Subsection 9.3.14.2 (Travel on next posting)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

34
Subsection 9.3.17.1 (Members this Division does not apply to)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

35
Subsection 9.3.18.4 (Travel on breakdown of relationship)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

4.

The non-Service spouse or partner is eligible for travel costs if they travel by air for reasons other than those provided in section 9.1.4 if all the following apply.

 

a.

The CDF approves the travel by air.

 

b.

Both the following apply.

 

 

i.

The non-Service spouse or partner pays any additional costs of travelling by air rather than rail.

 

 

ii.

The non-Service spouse or partner pays any excess baggage costs.

36
Subsection 9.3.22.1 (Baggage)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

1.

A non-Service spouse or partner is eligible for the cost of carrying up to 156 kilograms of baggage that cannot be removed with furniture and effects.

1A.

Baggage benefits under this section are subject to the same conditions that apply under sections 9.1.10 and 9.1.11.

37
Subsection 9.3.26.2 (Travel on maternity leave)

 

Omit “The Commonwealth assistance for the maternity”, substitute “Maternity”.

38
Subsection 9.3.27.2 (Transfer of benefit)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

The maximum benefit under this section is the value of the benefit that the member is eligible for under section 9.3.26.

39
Section 9.3.28 (Purpose)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

40
Subsection 9.3.55.2 (Travel overseas)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

41
Subsection 9.3.55.3 (Travel overseas)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

 

Note: The member or their spouse, partner or dependants are not eligible for assistance for the overseas portion of the journey.

42
Section 9.3.60 (Children accompanying the member or spouse)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

9.3.60    Children accompanying the member or spouse

 

The member is eligible for compassionate travel for their children if the CDF is satisfied of all the following.

 

a.

The child cannot be cared for and supervised while their parent or parents are away.

 

b.

The child will travel with the member, or with the member's spouse or partner.

43
Section 9.3.66 (Members who this Division does not apply to)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

9.3.66    Members who this Division does not apply to

 

This Division does not apply if the member’s visitor normally lives in the location where the member is in hospital.

44
Subsection 9.3.67.1 (People who may be an approved visitor)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

45
Section 9.3.71 (Assistance with domestic travel)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense” wherever occurring.

46
Subsection 9.3.71.5 (Assistance with domestic travel)

 

Omit “by the Commonwealth”, substitute “for”.

47
Paragraph 9.3.72.2.b (Travel by private vehicle)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

b.

The vehicle allowance payable under section 9.6.25 for the distance travelled.

 

 

Note: This does not include the cost of tolls, parking fees, traffic fines or parking tickets.

48
Subsection 9.3.73.1 (Assistance with accommodation)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

49
Paragraph 9.3.74.1.b (Assistance with meals)

 

Omit “by the Commonwealth”.

50
Section 9.3.77 (Basic benefit), table item 2

 

Omit “the Commonwealth will not pay”, substitute “the payment will be no”.

51
Subsection 9.3.80.2 (Means of travel)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

If the member’s dependants travel by means that are not the most economical both the following apply.

 

a.

The maximum benefit is the cost of travel by the most economical means.

 

b.

The member must pay any costs in excess of the amount in paragraph a. before the travel is undertaken.

52
Subsection 9.3.85.1 (Member accompanied on business travel within Australia)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

1.

A member is not eligible to have their partner accompany them on Defence business travel within Australia using a benefit provided under this Determination unless the CDF is satisfied that, considering the purpose of the travel, it is demonstrably in the interests of the Commonwealth.

53
Subsection 9.4.3.1 (Nominated family)

 

Omit the subsection.

54
Subsection 9.4.7.2 (Recreation leave travel benefit)

 

Omit “The Commonwealth assistance for recreation”, substitute “Recreation”.

55
Subsection 9.4.11.2 (Offset of benefit for travel to alternative destination)

 

Omit “Commonwealth will pay up to the lesser of these two amounts”, substitute “maximum benefit is the lesser of the following”.

56
Subsection 9.4.31.6 (Scheme B – member with dependants)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense” wherever occurring.

57
Paragraph 9.5.18.1.a (Limits on payment for accommodation and meals)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

a.

The member has been provided a meal or night of accommodation at no cost, not including accommodation supplied under section 9.5.16.

58
Subsection 9.5.30.2 (Confirming actual travel costs)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

59
Paragraph 9.5.36.1.a (Limits on payment for accommodation and meals)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

a.

The member has been provided a meal or night of accommodation at no cost

60
Subsection 9.5.48.2 (Confirming actual travel costs)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

61
Section 9.6.9 (Journey varied or not made)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth” wherever occurring. .

62
Paragraph 9.6.13.1.c (Benefit – travel on duty)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”, substitute “to Defence”.

63
Paragraph 9.6.17.1.c (Travel before deployment)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

64
Paragraph 9.6.22.3.a (Marriage or ADF recognition of partnership)

 

Omit the paragraph.

65
Paragraph 9.6.22.3.c (Marriage or ADF recognition of partnership)

 

After the paragraph, insert.

 

Note: There is no eligibility for an additional amount of allowance for transporting the member as a passenger.

 

Note 2: Other passengers may attract the passenger component of vehicle allowance under section 9.6.26 if they are eligible for travel.

66
Paragraph 9.6.26.1.a (Increased rate for passengers, equipment etc)

 

Omit the paragraph, substitute:

 

a.

They carry a passenger who would otherwise be eligible for travel expenses for the journey under this Determination.

67
Subsection 9.6.26.2 (Increased rate for passengers, equipment etc)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

2.

The amount paid under subsection 1 must not exceed what a member would have been paid had the travel been by the most economical means.

68
Paragraph 9.6.28.b (Limit to benefit)

 

Omit “these three amounts the Commonwealth would have paid if the member had”, substitute “the following amounts had the member”.

69
Subsection 9.7.6.1 (Benefit)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense by the normal means of travel”, substitute “by the most economical means of travel”.

70
Paragraph 9.7.8.a (Limit to benefit)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

71
Paragraph 10.2.3.1.a (Benefit)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

72
Subsection 10.4.4.2 (Payment for loss or damage)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

73
Paragraph 10.4.5.c (When this Part does not apply)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”, substitute “by Defence”.

74
Subsection 11.2.15.3 (SIA or ADB not payable if damages are recovered)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

75
Subsection 11.2.15.8 (SIA or ADB not payable if damages are recovered)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

76
Subsection 11.2.16.3 (No double benefit if State workers' compensation is received)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

77
Subsection 11.2.17.3 (No double benefit if State compensation is received)

 

Omit “to the Commonwealth”.

78
Section 11.2.19 (Reduction of SIA or ADB if similar compensation received before commencement)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

11.2.19    Reduction of SIA or ADB if similar compensation received before commencement

1.

Under this Division, a person is not required to repay an amount of compensation of the same kind as SIA or ADB that meets the following.

 

a.

It was paid before 9 February 1998.

 

b.

It was paid in respect of an injury for which SIA or ADB is payable under this Part.

2.

The amount of SIA or ADB payable to a person under this Part is reduced by the amount of compensation a person has received under subsection 1.

79
Section 11.2.20 (Recovery of SIA or ADB that is repayable)

 

Omit the section, substitute:

11.2.20    Recovery of SIA or ADB that is repayable

 

The amount of SIA or ADB repayable under section 11.2.15, 11.2.16 or 11.2.17 is recoverable in a court of competent jurisdiction as a debt due to the Commonwealth.

80
Subsection 11.4.6.2 (Member or former member this Division applies to)

 

Omit “a funeral at Commonwealth expense”, substitute “funeral expenses”.

81
Subsection 11.4.10.4 (Funeral overseas)

 

Omit the subsection, substitute:

 

Note: A mourner’s travel and accommodation costs will not be paid for.

82
Subsection 11.4.12.1 (Floral and non-floral tributes)

 

Omit “at Commonwealth expense”.

 

 

Schedule 3—Chapter 15 miscellaneous amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Subsection 15.1.11.3 (Christmas stand-down), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Year

Column B

Stand-down days

1.

2021-2022

24 December 2021

25 December 2021

26 December 2021

29 December 2021

30 December 2021

31 December 2021

1 January 2022

2.

2022-2023

24 December 2022

25 December 2022

28 December 2022

29 December 2022

30 December 2022

1 January 2023

2 January 2023

3 January 2023

 

2
Subsection 15.3.39.5 (Additional travel on back-to-back long-term posting overseas)

 

Omit “CDF”, substitute “decision maker”.

 

Schedule 4—Remote location rates amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Subsection 4.4.9.1 (Rate of allowance), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

Rate of allowance

Item

Column A

Condition

Column B

Location grade

Column C

Rate

($)

1.

A member who lives in.

A

1,005

B

2,865

C

3,585

D

5,020

E

5,735

2.

A member with dependants who lives out, and item 3.a of this table does not apply.

A

2,870

B

8,185

C

10,240

D

14,340

E

16,390

3.

Any of the following.

a.  A member with dependants who lives out and one or more of those dependants meet all of these conditions.

i.   The dependant is an ADF member or an APS employee in Defence.

ii.  The dependant is paid ADF district allowance or district allowance under the Defence Enterprise Agreement 2017-2020 as in force on 16 August 2017.

b.  A member with dependants (unaccompanied) who lives out.

c.  A member without dependants who lives out.

d. A member of the Reserves who is undertaking Reserve Service and who is required to live out.

A

1,435

B

4,095

C

5,120

D

7,170

E

8,195

 


 

 

2
Subsection 4.4.19.2 (Benefit), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Condition

Column B

Annual rate ($)

1.

The member has at least one dependant living at the establishment.

2,870

2.

Any other member.

1,435

 

3
Section 4.4.24 (Rate of allowance)

 

Omit $6,020", substitute "$6,045".

4
Section 4.4.31 (Rate of allowance), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Paragraph

Column B

Annual rate ($)

1.

Paragraph 4.4.30.a

14,348

2.

Paragraph 4.4.30.b

7,904

 

Schedule 5—Deployment allowance and additional risk life insurance rate amendments

Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service

1
Subsection 4.10.4.1 (Amount of reimbursement)

 

Omit ‘$2,584’, substitute ‘$2,636’.

2
Subsection 17.7.6.1 (Rate of allowance), table

 

Omit the table, substitute:

 

Item

Column A

Operation

Column B

Specified area

Column C

Daily rate of allowance

(AUD)

1.

ACCORDION

Bahrain, Qatar and United Arab Emirates

94.33

2.

ASLAN

South Sudan

173.17

3.

AUGURY

Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria

173.17

Jordan

United Arab Emirates

94.33

4.

LITTEN

Libyan territorial waters

147.12

5.

MANITOU

The seas and superjacent airspace of:

a.  the Arabian Sea;

b.  the Gulf of Aden;

c.  the Gulf of Aqaba;

d.  the Gulf of Oman;

e.  the Gulf of Suez;

f.   the Persian Gulf;

g.  the Red Sea; and

h.  the Indian Ocean north of Latitude 15 degrees South and west of Longitude 70 degrees East.

This includes the ports adjacent and the area within a 10 kilometre radius of each port.

94.33

6.

MAZURKA

Egypt between the east bank of the Suez Canal and the international boundary between Egypt and Israel established by the peace treaty between Egypt and Israel signed in Washington on 26 March 1979, and an adjoining area extending 5km into Israel.

147.12

7.

OKRA

Iraq and Syria

173.17

Any of the following.

a.  the Kingdom of Bahrain;

b.  Cyprus;

c.  the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;

d.  Kuwait;

e.  the Persian Gulf;

f.    the State of Qatar;

g.  the United Arab Emirates; and

h.  the land territory of Turkey east of Longitude 35° East.

94.33

8.

ORENDA

The land territory and superjacent airspace of Mali

173.17

9.

PALADIN

Egypt, Israel and Jordan

94.33

Lebanon

147.12

Syria

173.17

10.

STEADFAST

Iraq

173.17

11.

Any other operation in accordance with subsection 17.7.5.2

Not applicable.

A rate approved by the Minister for Defence that is between 54.53 and 259.75.