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Chapter 14: Relocating to or from a long-term posting overseas

14.0.1 Overview

  1. This Chapter contains legislation for a member and their dependants relocating to or from a long-term posting overseas.

  2. It covers benefits from when an official written notice of a posting is issued, until the member starts the period of posting. It also covers the return journey to Australia or the next posting.

14.0.2 Contents

This Chapter includes these Parts.

Part 1 Overview

Part 2 Before leaving Australia

Part 3 Removals

Part 4 Travel to and from the posting location

Part 5 Settling in and out

Part 6 Evacuations and withdrawals from posting

Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.

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