Service allowance makes up for the special demands and conditions of life in the ADF.
You may get Service allowance if you are a member of the:
You won't get Service allowance if you don't get a salary. You also won't get it if you are:
Service allowance makes up for:
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part B Division 2.
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.
This Member's Guide does not incorporate or make provision for members on a flexible service determination.
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