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This Chapter sets out a member's travel, baggage, meal and accommodation benefits when they travel in Australia at Commonwealth expense.
This Chapter includes the following Parts.
This table defines terms used in this Chapter.
|Term||Definition in this Chapter|
|Air travel for travel on duty||Air travel booked under the Department of Defence travel contract.|
|Contracted service provider||The service provider contracted to provide the Commonwealth with accommodation services for its employees and members of the ADF. It is the AOT Group (ABN No. 23 106 495 498).|
|Most economical means of travel||The means of travel the Commonwealth considers most efficient, practical or appropriate in terms a range of factors. These factors include – but are not limited to – cost to the Commonwealth, availability of transport and time taken to travel.
See: Part 1 section 9.1.3 for more information.
|Normal departmental liability||The amount the Commonwealth would pay for a journey made by a member and any dependants authorised to travel to a place at Commonwealth expense. It includes the following costs.
See: Part 1 section 9.1.7 for more information.
|Travel document||A travel document means a ticket (including a Miscellaneous Charges Order, travel warrant, movement requisition or other document) that gives a person who holds it travel at Commonwealth expense.|
Related information in this Manual includes these Parts.
Application to Reservists: Yes.
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