Maritime sustainability allowance encourages you to return to sea.
You may be eligible for maritime sustainability allowance if you are a member of the:
You may get either an annual rate or a daily rate of allowance. This depends on whether you're posted to a:
It also depends on how long you must stay on board the vessel.
If you get for maritime sustainability allowance you may also get maritime disability allowance.
You can't get maritime sustainability allowance if you hold a position in the Amphibious Ready Element.
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part C Division 1.
More information about the rates can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part F.
As the name suggests, this Member's Guide is designed as a guide to help you understand how your pay and conditions work. It is not a legal document. Therefore, if there is any conflict between the Member's Guide and Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of Service (and the Determinations made by the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal), as compiled in PACMAN, PACMAN is the authority.
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