You may be able to make a claim for personal items lost, damaged or stolen at work.
You may be able to make a claim if you are a member of the:
You can claim loss or damage directly related to your service. The types of items that you can claim for include:
You can't claim for some items. This includes:
Defence will decide how much to compensate you. It will look at:
You may get compensation from Defence and then get money for the loss from someone else, for example an insurer. You must repay Defence the compensation you got.
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 10 Part 4.
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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