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Division 3: Transfer allowance

14.3.17 Purpose

The purpose of transfer allowance is to pay towards miscellaneous costs associated with overseas removals.

14.3.18 Benefit

Members are paid transfer allowance within two months of the scheduled date of departure. This table outlines transfer allowances for members.

Transfer allowance
Item For a member... the allowance per person eligible for a removal to the location is AUD...
Moving from Australia to a location overseas
1. who lived in before departure from Australia 635 for the member 294 for each dependant
2. with a spouse or partner 749 each for the member and spouse or partner 294 for each dependant (excluding spouse or partner)
3. in any other situation 775 for the member 294 for each dependant
Moving from overseas location to Australia
4. who lived in before departure from the location 79 for the member 133 for each dependant
5. with a spouse or partner 161 each for the member and spouse or partner 133 for each dependant (excluding spouse or partner)
6. in any other situation 179 for the member 133 for each dependant
Moving from an overseas location to another overseas location
7. who lived in before departure from the location 301 for the member 229 for each dependant
8. with a spouse or partner 365 each for the member and the spouse or partner229 for each dependant (excluding spouse or partner)
9. removing from the member's residence to another residence at the overseas location 152,andthe costs incurred by the member for telephone disconnection and reconnection
10. in any other situation 407 for the member 229 for each dependant

Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.




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