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ADF Member's Guide

Health support allowance – reserves

You may get health support allowance to keep your health levels at the required standard.

Who can get health support allowance?

You may get health support allowance if you:

  • are a member of the Reserves on Reserve service
  • serve 20 days of Reserve service during a financial year, and
  • don’t get the High Readiness Reserve health support allowance in the same year.

You must:

  • have signed an agreement to perform the requirements, and
  • have an appropriate health insurance.

You may get High Readiness Reserve health support allowance if you:

  • are a member of the High Readiness Active Reserve, or
  • are a member of the High Readiness Specialist Reserve.

You must:

  • have signed an agreement to perform the requirements, and
  • have an appropriate health insurance.

What do I have to do to get health support allowance?

To get health support allowance you must:

  • make an annual health declaration in writing
  • provide any required information, and
  • provide any required documentation.

You may get an annual allowance.

More information about this allowance and specific amounts can be found in Chapter 4 Part 9 Division 3.


Important information

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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Who do I contact

Defence Service Centre

1800 DEFENCE (1800 333 362)

YourCustomer.Service@defence.gov.au


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