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June

Defence Regulation 2016 - consequential amendments

Makes consequential amendments to the Principal Determination resulting from changes to Defence regulations. These changes will be available on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2018/26, Defence Regulation 2016 - consequential amendments, date of effect 12 Jul 2018. PDF (384KB) | Word (296KB)

Removals and storage

Removes provisions that compensate a member if their possessions are damaged or lost during a removal. Members are covered by a warranty scheme provided by the Commonwealth removalist as a matter of contract. These changes are available in Chapter 6 Part 5 Division 1, Division 2 and Division 10.

Defence Determination 2018/25, Removals and storage, date of effect 14 Jun 2018. PDF (92KB) | Word (75KB)

Salaries definitions

The definitions for employment category and Former Warrant Officer have been amended to reflect the terms used in the Defence Regulation 2016. These changes are available in Chapter 3 Part 1 Part A Division 1 and Schedule B.2 Part 2.

DFRT Determination No. 7 of 2018, Salaries - Definitions - amendment, date of effect 4 June 2018. PDF (516KB) | Word (66KB)

Salaries Officers

The definition for 'other rank' has been amended to 'enlisted rank' to reflect the term used in the Defence Regulation 2016. These changes are available in Chapter 3 Part 1 Part A Division 1 and Part B Division 2.

DFRT Determination No. 6 of 2018, Salaries - Officers - amendment, date of effect 4 June 2018. PDF (519KB) | Word (66KB)

Air Force command position

The provisions relating to Air Force Officers who have had their pay grade increased by one when in a non-aircrew command position, have been amended. This change is available in Chapter 3 Part 1 Part B Division 2.

DFRT Determination No. 5 of 2018, Salaries - Air Force command position - amendment, date of effect 4 June 2018. PDF (607KB) | Word (63KB)

May

Recreation leave

Places a hold on the expiration of a member's recreation leave credits until the last pay day in the leave year 2018 – 2019. These changes will be available in Chapter 5 Part 4 Division 7 on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2018/23, Recreation leave, date of effect 31 May 2018. PDF (67KB) | Word (130KB)

Senior officer accrued leave

Preserves the value of a senior officer's accrued recreation leave and long service leave credits upon finishing their appointment. These changes will be available in Chapter 5 Part 1, Part 4 Division 8 and Part 5 Division 5 on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2018/22, Leave, date of effect 31 May 2018. PDF (106KB) | Word (113KB)

Aviation increment placement, progression and transfer

Provides amendments to the administrative rule sets governing increment placement, progression and transfer through the Officer Aviation Pay Structure. These changes will be available in Chapter 3 Part 2 Division 4A on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2018/21, Aviation increment placement, progression and transfer, date of effect 31 May 2018. PDF (88KB) | Word (78KB)

Salary non-reduction

New salary non-reduction provisions for Army Military Police and Engineers are available in Chatper 3 Part 2 Annex 3.2.B and Annex 3.2.D.

Defence Determination 2018/20, Salary non-reduction, date of effect 17 May 2018. PDF (113KB) | Word (79KB)

Officer Aviation Pay Structure

The new Officer Aviation Pay Structure is now available in Chapter 3 Part 1 Division 3, Annex B.3.A, Annex B.3.B and Annex B.3.C, Schedule B.2 Part 4 and Schedule B.14, Part 2 Division 4A and Annex 3.2.E.

Defence Determination 2018/19, Administration of salary for Officer Aviation Pay Structure, date of effect 3 May 2018. PDF (208KB) | Word (106KB)

DFRT Determination No. 3 of 2018, Salaries – Officer Aviation Pay Structure – amendment, date of effect 3 May 2018. PDF (187KB) | Word (124KB)

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.




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