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Annex 9.5.A: Amounts for accommodation, meals and incidentals

Note: Accommodation rates in this Annex apply to a member eligible for travelling allowance under Part 5 Division 3.

See: Part 5 Division 3, Travelling allowance

Note: Division 1 section 9.5.8 provides that a reference to a metropolitan location is taken to include its suburbs.

Part 1: Brigadier or higher

This table outlines the maximum rates payable to a Brigadier or higher.

Travel allowance rates
Column 1
Location
Column 2
Accommodation
($)
Column 3
Breakfast
($)
Column 4
Lunch
($)
Column 5
Dinner
($)
Column 6
Incidentals
($)
Adelaide
176.00
28.80
40.75
57.05
27.25
Brisbane
245.00
Canberra
184.00
Darwin
(April to November)
283.00
Darwin
(December to March)
184.00
Hobart
168.00
Melbourne
215.00
Perth
231.00
Sydney
243.00
High-cost country centres See Part 3
Medium-cost country centres (see Part 4)
145.00
26.45
27.05
52.70
27.25
Other country centres
130.00

Part 2: Colonel or lower

This table outlines the maximum rates payable to a Colonel or lower.

Travelling allowance rates
Column 1
Location
Column 2
Accommodation
($)
Column 3
Breakfast
($)
Column 4
Lunch
($)
Column 5
Dinner
($)
Column 6
Incidentals
($)
Adelaide
132.00
26.45
29.75
50.70
19.05
Brisbane
184.00
Canberra
138.00
Darwin
(April to November)
213.00
Darwin
(December to March)
138.00
Hobart
126.00
Melbourne
162.00
Perth
174.00
Sydney
183.00
High-cost country centres See Part 3
Medium-cost country centres (see Part 4)
121.00
23.70
27.05
46.65
19.05
Other country
108.00

Part 3: High-cost country centres - accommodation

This table lists high-cost country centres and the maximum accommodation costs a member of any rank may pay at them.

High cost country centres
Location Maximum accommodation cost
($)
  Location Maximum accommodation cost
($)
NSW   South Australia
Bega
$129.00
  Bordertown
$135.00
Bourke
$132.50
  Ceduna
$132.50
Broken Hill
$135.00
Mount Gambier
$127.50
Coffs Harbour
$137.50
  Port Lincoln
$163.00
Gosford
$129.50
  Port Pirie
$149.00
Maitland
$128.00
  Whyalla
$162.50
Mudgee
$135.00
  Wilpenia Pound
$160.00
Newcastle
$164.00
  Tasmania
Orange
$128.50
  Burnie
$130.00
Port Macquarie
$135.00
  Devonport
$143.50
Queanbeyan
$132.00
  Launceston
$126.00
Wagga Wagga
$142.50
  Victoria
Wollongong
$128.00
  Bright
$137.50
 
  Castlemaine
$145.00
Northern Territory   Horsham
$136.00
Alice Springs
$137.50
  Mildura
$129.50
Jabiru
$222.50
  Wangaratta
$130.00
Katherine
$133.50
   
Tennant Creek
$200.00
  Western Australia
Yulara
$350.50
  Albany
$133.00
Broome
$249.50
Queensland   Bunbury
$137.50
Cairns
$151.50
  Carnarvon
$144.50
Dalby
$148.00
  Esperance
$139.00
Gladstone
$128.00
  Exmouth
$208.50
Gold Coast
$201.00
  Geraldton
$156.00
Hervey Bay
$143.00
  Halls Creek
$197.00
Horn Island
$173.50
  Kalgoorlie
$140.00
Mount Isa
$144.50
  Karratha
$221.00
Toowoomba
$128.50
  Kununurra
$189.00
Townsville
$142.00
Northam
$152.00
 
  Port Hedland
$159.00
External Australian Territory    
Christmas Island
$170.00
   
Cocos Island
$241.00
   
Norfolk Island
$179.50
   

Part 4: Medium-cost country centres

The following table lists medium-cost country centres.

Medium-cost country centres
Medium-cost country centres
NSW   Victoria
Armidale   Ballarat
Cobar   Bendigo
Nowra   Portland
Queensland   Sale
Kingaroy   Swan Hill
South Australia   Warnambool
Kadina   Wodonga
Port Augusta