You may get trainee's dependant allowance if you are supporting a dependant while doing training. This could be recruit or officer training, or the undergraduate entry scheme.
You may get trainee's dependant allowance if you are a member of the Permanent Forces.
Trainee's dependant allowance tops up your salary and Service allowance.
You can't get trainee's dependant allowance if:
If your spouse or partner is a member who is also eligible for the allowance, you will share the allowance.
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 4 Part 8 Division 1.
More information about the rates can be found in Chapter 3 Part 1 Schedule B.13.
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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