You may get travelling leave if you travel at Defence expense for longer than 12 hours.
This means you can use all your recreation or compassionate leave at your destination. Travelling leave can only be granted for the time it would take you to travel by the most economical means.
You may get travelling leave if you are a member of the:
You may get travelling leave when you get:
You can’t get travelling leave for:
You may get up to six days travelling leave. It depends on how long you travel by the most direct, economical route.
If you are in the Navy and your travelling time is more than 48 hours, you'll only get travelling leave once a year.
Travelling leave includes weekends and public holidays.
More information about travelling leave can be found in Chapter 5 Part 9 Division 6.
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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