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Part 4: Travel to and from the posting location

14.4.1 Overview

This Part outlines travel benefits for journeys taken at the beginning and end of a posting period. This means the journey to the posting location before the settling-in period starts, and the journey from the posting location after the settling-out period ends.

Note: Before booking travel members and administrators must take into consideration Joint Directive 27/2012.

14.4.2 Member this Part applies to

  1. This Part applies to a member, when the member has an official written notice of a posting.

  2. Dependants can receive the same benefits as the member under this Part. All these conditions must be met.

    1. The dependants are being removed to the posting location with the member, at Commonwealth cost.

    2. The dependants are able to spend the minimum period under Chapter 12 Part 3 section 12.3.5 as part of the member's household at the posting location.

      See: Chapter 12 Part 3 section 12.3.5, Dependant

    3. The dependants are not travelling to a posting designated as unaccompanied.

  3. For this Part, the Commonwealth will not pay for any escorts accompanying a dependant in any circumstances.

14.4.3 Contents

This Part includes these Divisions.

Division 1 Travel benefits

Division 2 Baggage benefits

Division 3 Rest periods

Division 4 Dependants not travelling with the member

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




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