You may get health support allowance to keep your health levels at the required standard.
You may get health support allowance if you:
You may get High Readiness Reserve health support allowance if you:
To get health support allowance you must:
You may get an annual allowance.
You may apply for Health Support Allowance retrospectively. You have to meet the eligibility criteria of the period you apply for to receive the allowance. The criteria may vary.
For example, from 21 December 2006 until the 21 June 2012, you had to undergo an ADF medical assessment or get a waiver from your CO at that time. From 22 June 2012 onwards, you submit an annual health declaration in writing.
More information about this allowance and specific amounts can be found in Chapter 4 Part 9 Division 3.
More information on periods for retrospectivity can be found in the following determinations:
Health support allowance and additional risk insurance
Navy completion bonus and health support allowance
Health support allowance – Reserves
Reserve annual health declaration – amendment
Reserve health support – amendment
Reserve health support - amendment
Health support allowance - amendment
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