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April

Public transport and school transport costs

This Determination updates the rates used for calculating the remimbursement for public transport and school transport costs for members on long-term posting overseas. These changes will be available in Chapter 15Part 3 and Part 6 on the date of effect.

Defence Determination 2018/16, Public transport and school transport costs - amendment, date of effect 3 May 2018. PDF (118KB) | Word (78KB)

Flexible service determination

This Determination sets out the administration of pay and conditions of service for members of the Permanent Forces who choose to undertake flexible service. These changes will be available on the date of effect to be set by a notifiable instrument at a later date.

Defence Determination 2018/15, Flexible service determination - amendment, effect date to be advised. PDF (299KB) | Word (207KB)

March

Food allowance

This Determination makes several amendments that clarify a member's eligibility for food allowance. These changes are available in Chapter 7 Part 9 Division 1 and Division 2.

Defence Determination 2018/14, Food allowance - amendment, with effect 5 April 2018. PDF (109KB) | Word (92KB)

Hardship locations and special location allowance

This Determination provides additional benefits to members in Attaché positions in Afghanistan and Iraq and standardises the use of the term 'hardship location'. These changes are available in Chapter 16 Part 3A, Part 8, Annex 16.A and Annex 16.B.

Defence Determination 2018/13, Hardship locations and special location allowance - amendment, with effect 5 April 2018. PDF (91KB) | Word (82KB)

Officer Aviation Pay Structure

This Determination introduces the Officer Aviation Pay Structure for members of the Royal Australian Air Force and changes the name of ‘joint battlefield airspace controller’ employment category to’ air traffic control’ employment category throughout both the OARS Allowance Determination and the Principal Determination. These changes will be available on the date of effect.

Defence Force Remunaration Tribunal Determination No. 3 of 2018, Salaries - Officer Aviation Pay Structure - amendment, with effect 3 May 2018. PDF (186KB) | Word (123KB)

Application to Reservists: Yes, in certain circumstances.




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