This Division describes removal and storage benefits of a member who ceases to be a member with dependants for any reason.
Note: For removal and storage benefits of a non-Service spouse or non-Service partner when their relationship with a member breaks down, see Division 10.
When a member ceases to be a member with dependants, they may choose in writing one of these removal options.
Removal to a location in Australia where they intend to live after ceasing continuous full-time service.
Note: In the total workforce model, continuous full-time service may be described as service in Service category 6 or 7. A member who is in Service category 3, 4 or 5 and Service option C is also on continuous full-time service.
Removal to the nearest store at Commonwealth expense. Removal from the store will be to where they nominate they will live after ceasing continuous full-time service. Removal will be at the member's request.
Deferment of the option under paragraph a. until their next posting.
Deferment of the option under paragraph a. until they leave. This is if their current posting is the final posting before they leave.
If the member does not choose an option from subsection 1 above and continues to provide a residence, they are eligible for a removal on the next posting.
A member may cease to be a member with dependants for reasons other than the death of their dependants. This table describes the storage conditions that apply at Commonwealth expense.
|Item||If the member was...||then their storage benefit is...|
|1.||occupying an unfurnished residence with their dependants||no benefit.|
||continued storage for another three months.|
|3.||not accompanied by dependants||three months' storage for items:
This section applies to a member who meets both of the following conditions.
The member or their dependant lived in a Service residence immediately before their dependant died.
The member ceases to be a member with dependants because their dependant has died.
See also: Chapter 7 Part 6 Division 9 subsection 188.8.131.52, Dependants not at the Service residence
The member is eligible for a removal of their furniture and effects to new accommodation in the posting location at Commonwealth expense as provided under Division 2.
See: Division 2, Removal of furniture and effects
The member is eligible for removal of their furniture and effects to storage in the posting location at Commonwealth expense as provided under Division 7.
See: Division 7, Storage of furniture and effects
The CDF may approve storage benefits that are additional to those provided under section 6.5.54 if it is considered reasonable in the circumstances.
See: Division 7 section 6.5.54, Member without dependants
Persons who can make the decision under subsection 6.5.75A.4 on behalf of the CDF:
Contract Manager Relocation Services
Director Relocations and Housing
Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service