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February

Disturbance allowance

This Determination makes adjustments to distrubance allowance rates.

Defence Determination 2019/7, Disturbance allowance – amendment, date of effect 2 May 2019.

Townsville floods

Provisions have been made for the State of Emergency Townsville floods.

Defence Determination 2019 (No. 1), State of Emergency - Townsville floods, date of effect 9 February 2019.

Defence Determination 2019 (No. 2), State of Emergency - Townsville floods - amendment, date of effect 13 February 2019.

Salary non-reduction

This Determination provides salary non-reduction provisions fro Army recruit instructors and the Army Band Corps.

Defence Determination 2019/6, Salary non-reduction – amendment, date of effect 7 March 2019.

January

Navy Employment Categories – amendment

This Determination amends Navy pay grades.

Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal No. 1 of 2019, Salaries – Navy Employment Categories – amendment, date of effect 24 January 2019.

Sale of own home in posting location and own means travel

This Determination amends the provisions relating to a suitable own home and when it may be unsuitable for the member and their dependants to live in, and amends the provisions for what the Commonwealth will pay the member if they apply for travel by own means.

Defence Determination 2019/5, Sale of own home in posting location and own means travel, date of effect 24 January 2019.

Victoria Cross for Australia, long service leave, travel and overseas public holidays

This Determination amends the Victoria Cross of Australia provisions relating to the payment or reimbursement of expenses relating to representational duties. It also amends long service leave provisions, a meal allownce rate and overseas public holiday provisions.

Defence Determination 2019/4, Victoria Cross for Australia, long service leave, travel and overseas public holidays, date of effect 24 January 2019.

Pukapunyal housing trial and rent ceiling for overlapping posting locations

This Determination expands the Puckapunyal housing trial to apply to a member's spouse or partner who is seeking employment, Chapter 7 Part 1 Division 3. It also provides the rent ceiling that applies to a member who is posted on an overlapping posting location, Chapter 7 Part 8 Division 2.

Defence Determination 2019/3, Puckapunyal housing trial and rent ceiling for overlapping posting locations, date of effect 24 January 2019.

Stand-down period, post index locations and summer schools

This Determination amends the stand-down period of 2019-2020 in Chapter 5 Part 12, it includes Tel Aviv, Israel, as a new post index location in Chapter 12 Annex 12.3.B and it inserts a new summer school for Vietnam in Chapter 15 Annex 15.6.B.

Defence Determination 2019/2, Stand-down period, post index locations - Israel and summer schools - Vietnam, date of effect 24 January 2019.

Deployment allowance

Reduces the area of operation of Op OKRA for the purpose of payment of deployment allowance. The changes will be available in Chapter 17 Part 7 Division 1 on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2019/1, Utilities and deployment allowance, date of effect 24 January 2019.

Operational support duty

Reduces the area of operation of Op OKRA for the purpose of payment of operational support allowance. The changes will be available in Chapter 17 Part 8 Division 4 on the date of effect.

Defence Enterprise Agreement No. 2 of 2019, Operational support duty - amendment, date of effect 24 Jan 2019. PDF (79KB) | Word (79KB)

Operational hours allowance

Increases operational hours allowance in line with the 1% pay increase under the Defence Enterprise Agreement 2017 - 2020. The change will be available in Chapter 17 Part 8 Division 1 on the date of effect.

Defence Enterprise Agreement No. 1 of 2019, Operational hours allowance - amendment, date of effect 21 Feb 2019. PDF (62KB) | Word (78KB)

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.




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