Submarine capability assurance payment encourages you to continue as a submariner. It also encourages others to join the submarine workforce.
You may get submarine capability assurance payment if you are a member of the:
You may get submarine capability assurance payment if you:
You may get either an annual rate or a pro-rata rate of allowance.
You may get a pro rata allowance for effective service.
You or your legal personal representative may get a pro-rata allowance for effective service if:
Effective service means it is paid, continuous full-time service. Some types of leave may affect the period of effective service. This includes:
You can't get submarine capability assurance payment if you:
If you get the submarine capability assurance payment, you may get other allowances at the same time.
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part D Division 1.
More information about the rates can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part F.
As the name suggests, this Member's Guide is designed as a guide to help you understand how your pay and conditions work. It is not a legal document. Therefore, if there is any conflict between the Member's Guide and Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of Service (and the Determinations made by the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal), as compiled in PACMAN, PACMAN is the authority.
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