You may get separation allowance if you spend time away from your dependants for Service reasons.
It makes up for being away from home and any additional costs.
You may get separation allowance if you are a member of the:
You may get separation allowance if you are:
You may get an annual rate or a discounted annual rate of allowance.
You can't get separation allowance if you are:
You can’t get separation allowance if:
If you get separation allowance, you may get other allowances at the same time.
More information about this allowance can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part B Division 3.
More information about the rates can be found in Chapter 4 Part 2 Part F.
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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