You may get a refund for some or all of your costs if you have had leave approved and:
You may get a refund for cancellation of, or recall from leave if you are a member of the:
If your leave is cancelled for Service reasons before it starts, you may get some costs refunded. This includes:
You may get a refund if:
If you're away on holiday and your leave is cancelled, you will need to decide what to do.
You may be able to go to work for a short period and then resume your holiday. Your family may stay in the holiday location while you work.
You may be needed for a longer time and have to cancel the holiday altogether.
You may get some costs refunded. You can only get the portion of a holiday refunded that you:
You may get a refund for:
If you can get a refund from the travel provider, you'll be expected to do that. This includes an airline willing to change the date of the return flights without charge. You may get a refund for any extra charges.
If you're on leave at your posting location, you can't get a refund.
Any leave you don't use may be re-credited.
When you decide if the member should get a refund, you should consider:
More information about cancellation of, or recall from, leave can be found in Chapter 5 Part 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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