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November

Overseas public holidays

The overseas public holidays for 2018 are now available in Chapter 15 Part 1 Annex 15.1.A. We are still waiting on the holidays for some locations and they will be included as they come through.

October

Overseas consequential and miscellaneous amendments

This Determination makes technical amendments, consequential amendments and removes a redundant provision. These changes are available throughout the manual.

Defence Determination 2017/38, Overseas consequential and miscellaneous amendments, date of effect 2 November 2017. PDF (82KB) | Word (198KB)

Additional risk insurance and deployment allowance

The additional risk insurance and deployment allowance rates are increasing by 2% inline with the salary increase under the Workplace Remuneration Arrangement.

These changes are available in Chapter 4 Part 10 and Chapter 17 Part 7 Division 1.

Defence Determination 2017/37, Additional risk insurance and deployment allowance - amendment, date of effect 2 November 2017. PDF (72KB) | Word (76KB)

Operational support duty [APS]

The operational support duty rates are increasing by 2% inline with the increase to the deployment allowance rates.

These changes are available in Chapter 17 Part 8 Division 1.

DEA Determination No. 5 of 2017, Operational support duty - amendment, date of effect 2 November 2017. PDF (82KB) | Word (85KB)

Location allowances

The location allowance rates for members in remote or specified locations have been increased.

These changes will be available in Chapter 4 Part 3 on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2017/36, Location allowances and references to Defence Enterprise Agreement - amendment, with effect 30 November 2017. PDF (76KB) | Word (76KB)

DEA Determiantion No. 4 of 2017, District allowance - amendment, with effect 2 November 2017. PDF (70KB) | Word (90KB)

Workplace Remuneration Arrangement

The new Workplace Remuneration Arrangement 2017-2020 has been signed and the first salary and allowances increases will occur on 2 November 2017.

These changes are available in Chapter 3 Part 1 Schedules, Chapter 4 Part 2 Part F and Part 3 Division 1.

DFRT Determination No. 9 of 2017, ADF Workplace Remuneration Arrangement 2017-2020, date of effect 2 November 2017. PDF (473KB) | Word (1.02MB)

Remote location leave travel

The remote location leave travel provisions are being amended to allow for the cost of travel between a remote location and the closest airport when the location does not have an airport that provides commercial air travel.

These changes are available in Chapter 9 Part 4 Division 4.

Defence Determination 2017/35, Remote location leave travel - amendment, date of effect 19 October 2017. PDF (73KB) | Word (167KB)

Christmas stand-down

The Christmas stand-down period for 2017-2018 has been provided by this Determination.

These changes are available in Chapter 5 Part 12 and Chapter 15 Part 1.

Defence Determination 2017/34, Christmas stand-down - amendment, date of effect 7 October 2017. PDF (84KB) | Word (70KB)

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.




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