You may cease to be a member with dependants for a number of reasons. Your dependants may move out, your marriage or relationship may break down, or your dependant may die. You may get a removal or storage at Defence expense.
You may cease to be a member with dependants. You may choose removal of your furniture and effects at Defence expense to:
You may elect in writing to get a removal to the nearest storage. Your furniture and effects will be removed to where you’ll live after ceasing continuous full-time service at your request.
You may defer a removal to a location in Australia until:
You may choose for your dependant to continue living with you. You may then get a removal on your next posting.
You may cease to be a member with dependants. You may get 3 months storage at Defence expense if you:
If you are a member with dependants (unaccompanied) you may get 3 months storage at Defence expense for items:
You live in a Service residence with your dependant. Your dependant dies and you are no longer a member with dependants.
You may get a removal of your furniture and effects at Defence expense to:
More information about ceasing to be a member with dependants can be found in Chapter 6 Part 5 Division 9.
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.
This Member's Guide does not incorporate or make provision for members on a flexible service determination.
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