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Division 5: Rate of contribution

7.5.28 Purpose

This Division sets out the contribution that a member who receives temporary accommodation allowance must pay for occupying the temporary accommodation.

7.5.29 Rate of contribution

The member must pay contributions as shown in this table.

Exception: The table specifies some situations in which no contribution is payable.

Contributions
Item If the member is... then their contribution for...
accommodation is... meals is... utilities is...
1. a member with dependants the contribution that would apply to them under Annex 7.D Part 1 column 4 if they were eligible for rent allowance.
See: Annex 7.D Part 1 column 4 for contribution rates.
  1. for a hotel or serviced apartment for less than seven days – the relevant amount set out in columns 2 to 6 of Annex 7.F.
  2. for a serviced apartment for seven days or more – nil.
$102.88 a fortnight.

This is applied pro rata.
2. a member with dependants (unaccompanied)
nil.
nil.
nil.
3. any other member the contribution that would apply to them for level 3 living-in accommodation with one bed in the room.
See: Annex 7.4.B, Rates of contribution for living-in accommodation
  1. for a hotel or serviced apartment for less than seven days – what they would contribute for meals under Part 9 Division 1 section 7.9.6 (Fortnightly meal charges) as if they were living in
  2. for a serviced apartment for seven days or more – nil.
the contribution for utilities they would pay under Part 10 of this Chapter if the hotel or serviced apartment were level 3 living-in accommodation.
See:
Part 10 section 7.10.9 for contribution rates.
4. assisted under section 7.5.7 (the SAFE scheme).
See:
Division 2 section 7.5.12, CDF direction to stay in a specified place
nil.
nil.
nil.

7.5.30 Allowance and contribution for member couple

This table sets out who gets temporary accommodation allowance and pays the contribution, if a member's adult dependant is also a member and both would be eligible for the allowance.

Allowance and contribution for member couple
Item If the members have... the allowance and contribution apply only to the member with the...
1. different ranks higher rank
2. the same rank greater seniority