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Annex 9.5.A: Amounts for accommodation, meals and incidentals

Note: Accommodation rates in this Annex apply to a member eligible for travelling allowance under Part 5 Division 3.

Part 1: Accommodation rates

The following table sets the maximum rate payable for a member holding a rank specified in column B or C who is in a location specified in column A.

Accommodation rates
Column A
Location
Column B
Brigadier or higher
($)
Column C
Colonel or lower
($)
Adelaide
191.00
143.00
Brisbane
197.00
148.00
Canberra
205.00
154.00
Darwin
(April to November)
293.00
220.00
Darwin
(December to March)
163.00
122.00
Hobart
196.00
147.00
Melbourne
219.00
164.00
Perth
209.00
156.00
Sydney
251.00
188.00
High-cost country centres
See Part 2
See Part 2
Medium-cost country centres (see Part 3)
141.00
117.00
Other country centres
128.00
107.00

Part 2: High-cost country centres – accommodation

Column B of the following table sets the maximum accommodation costs for a location specified in column A, being a high-cost country centre.

High-cost country centres
Column A
Location
Column B
Maximum accommodation cost ($)
New South Wales
Armidale
129.22
Bathurst
134.84
Bega
144.33
Bourke
146.41
Broken Hill
138.55
Cobar
125.90
Coffs Harbour
136.37
Dubbo
125.30
Gosford
125.64
Maitland
140.70
Mudgee
138.36
Muswellbrook
125.43
Newcastle
167.44
Nowra
128.02
Orange
134.29
Port Macquarie
157.66
Queanbeyan
138.73
Wagga Wagga
138.62
Wollongong
154.86
Northern Territory
Alice Springs
147.36
Jabiru
204.53
Katherine
157.67
Nhulunbuy
245.31
Tennant Creek
145.72
Yulara
297.75
Queensland
Cairns
151.06
Dalby
149.56
Emerald
130.77
Gold Coast
208.44
Hervey Bay
137.78
Horn Island
163.34
Mackay
132.22
Monto
127.06
Mount Isa
149.96
Nambour
128.38
Rockhampton
126.40
Toowoomba
143.61
South Australia
Bordertown
148.81
Ceduna
132.87
Mount Gambier
132.07
Naracoorte
126.49
Port Augusta
131.17
Port Lincoln
157.85
Port Pirie
132.52
Wilpena Pound
192.90
Tasmania
Burnie
153.57
Devonport
157.90
Launceston
140.96
Queenstown
135.34
Victoria
Bairnsdale
123.10
Ballarat
132.38
Bendigo
131.43
Bright
158.24
Horsham
144.00
Mildura
124.11
Sale
127.26
Shepparton
127.06
Swan Hill
135.34
Wonthaggi
141.40
Western Australia
Albany
143.60
Broome
213.44
Bunbury
143.33
Carnarvon
156.00
Esperance
154.90
Exmouth
219.84
Geraldton
177.23
Halls Creek
158.76
Kalgoorlie
171.55
Karratha
226.45
Kununurra
203.96
Port Hedland
164.27
External Australian Territory
Christmas Island
175.83
Cocos Island
301.72
Norfolk Island
166.20

Part 3: Medium-cost country centres

The following table lists medium-cost country centres.

Medium-cost country centres
Medium-cost country centres
New South Wales
Cowra
Goulburn
Gunnedah
Inverell
Leeton
Lismore
Western Australia
Northam
Queensland
Maryborough
Roma
Victoria
Benalla
Geelong
Hamilton
Portland
Warnambool

Part 4: Meals and incidentals

The following table specifies the rates for meals (columns B, C and D) and incidentals (column E) that apply to a location specified in column A.

Meals and incidentals
Column A
Location
Column B
Breakfast
($)
Column C
Lunch
($)
Column D
Dinner
($)
Column E
Incidentals
($)
Capital cities and high-cost country centres
27.55
31.00
52.80
19.70
Medium-cost country centres and other country centres
24.70
28.15
48.60
19.70