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January

Remote location - Woomera

Defence Determination 2017/1, Remote locations - amendment, with effect 26 January 2017. PDF (81KB) | Word (133KB)

This Determination amends the district allowance grading and the additional recreation leave days for Woomera. These changes will be available in Chapter 4 Part 4 Annex 4.4.A and Chapter 5 Part 4 Annex 5.4.A on the date of effect.

District allowance - Woomera

DECA Determination No. 1 of 2017, District allowance - amendment, with effect 26 January 2017. PDF (96KB) | Word (79KB)

This Determination amends the rates of district allowance for APS employees in Woomera. These changes will not be published in PACMAN.

December

Post indexes

Defence Determination 2016/44, Post indexes - price review, with effect 12 January 2017. PDF (85KB) | Word (236KB)

This Determination implements the annual price review of the the post index rates for ADF members posted overseas, Chapter 15 Part 2 Annex 15.2.A (PDF).

Special benefit payment

Defence Determination 2016/43, Special benefit payment - amendment, with effect 19 December 2016. PDF (89KB) | Word (173KB)

This Determination amends provisions relating to the special benefit payment under the management-initiated early retirement scheme to reflect changes to Defence legislation. The provisions will now be provided under a special benefit payment when a member is selected for a command-initiated transfer to the Reserves. These changes are available in Chapter 2 Part 3 Division 3.

Leave, housing, uniform allowance, overseas education assistance and hardship allowance

Defence Determination 2016/42, Leave, housing, uniform allowance, overseas education assistance and hardship allowance - amendment, with effect 12 January 2017. PDF (110KB) | Word (236KB)

This determination makes the following changes.

United Nations secondment

DFRT Determination No. 10 of 2016, Salaries - United Nations secondment - amendment, with effect 16 December 2016. PDF (144KB) | Word (57KB)

This Determination removes restrictions on the payment of salary by Defence while an ADF member is undertaking service with the United Nations. This change is available in Chapter 3 Part 1 Part A.

Living-in accommodation

Defence Determination 2016/41, Living-in accommodation - amendment, with effect 26 January 2017. PDF (78KB) | Word (174KB)

This Determination implements revised contribution rates for living-in accommodation. These changes will be available in Chapter 7 Part 4 Division 4, Annex 7.4.B and Part 10 on the date of effect.

Housing contributions and allowances

Defence Determination 2016/40, Review of housing contributions and allowances - amendment, with effect 26 January 2017. PDF (214KB) | Word (1.44MB)

This Determination implements revised housing contribution and allowance rates. These changes will be available in Chapter 7 on the date of effect.

Overseas public holidays

Changes have been made to the public holidays for Malaysia and Vietnam and they are available in Chapter 15 Part 1 Annex 15.1.A.

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.