You may get short periods of absence from duty for time outside normal working hours.
You may get short absence if you are a member of the:
You may get short absence from duty for short, informal periods of time off duty. It can be used for situations where other kinds of leave may not be available or appropriate. It doesn't accrue.
You may get short absence when not required for duty:
The times when you aren't required for duty are usually listed in your unit's standing orders or shift rosters.
More information about short absence from duty can be found in Chapter 5 Part 11 Division 3.
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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