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Annex 3.5.A: Eligible members – employment categories

This is a consolidated list of all specified employment categories as at 19 October 2019.

These specified categories are declared by the Minister for the purposes of Chapter 3 Part 5 Division 1.

This Annex is based on Schedule 1 to the Military Superannuation Benefits (Eligible Member) Declaration 2019 which was made by the Minister on 4 October 2019 and became effective on 19 October 2019.

Part 1 – Navy
Employment category Rank For a member included in the employment category at any time on or after...
Officer Aviation Specialist Stream Lieutenant 1 October 2009
Maritime Aviation Warfare Officer Lieutenant 29 May 2012
Pilot Lieutenant 29 May 2012
Imagery Specialist Leading Seaman 29 May 2012
Maritime Logistics – Chef Leading Seaman 4 February 2014
Maritime Warfare Officer - non-specialised Lieutenant 19 October 2019
Aerospace Engineer Lieutenant 19 October 2019
Part 2 – Army
Employment category Rank For a member included in the employment category at any time on or after...
Specialist Service Officer – SSO Pilot Lieutenant 22 July 2002
Officer Aviation Specialist Stream Captain 1 October 2009
Aircrewman Corporal 24 October 2009
Multimedia Technician Corporal 24 October 2009
Special Air Service Trooper Grade 2/3 Any Rank 19 October 2019
Commando Corporal 9 January 2012
Commando Officer Captain 30 September 2015
Special Air Service Regiment (SASR) Officer Captain 30 September 2015
Analyst Intelligence Operations Corporal 30 September 2015
Carpenter Corporal 30 September 2015
Electrician Corporal 30 September 2015
Plumber Corporal 30 September 2015
Draughtsman Architectural Corporal 30 September 2015
General Service Officer Pilot Captain 30 September 2015
Physiotherapist Captain 30 September 2015
Medical Officer Doctor Captain 30 September 2015
Cook Corporal 4 November 2016
Part 3 – Air Force
Employment category Rank For a member included in the employment category at any time on or after...

Officer Aviation – Air Traffic Control

Any rank 1 October 1991
Cook Corporal 22 July 2002
Photographer Corporal 22 July 2002
Plant Operator Corporal 16 September 2005
Officer Aviation Specialist Stream Flight Lieutenant 1 October 2009
Armament Technician Corporal 24 October 2009
Non-Destructive Inspection Technician Corporal 24 October 2009
Ground Mechanical Engineering Mustering Corporal 8 December 2017
Ground Support Equipment Mustering Corporal 8 December 2017
Aircraft Structures Mustering Corporal 8 December 2017
Air Force Imagery Specialist Corporal 8 December 2017
Officer Aviation Specialist Pathway Flight Lieutenant 29 August 2018