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Division 5: Rate of contribution

7.5.28 Purpose

This Division sets out the contribution that a member who receives temporary accommodation allowance must pay for occupying the temporary accommodation.

7.5.29 Rate of contribution

The contribution for accommodation, meals and utilities for a member in a situation in an item in column A of the following table is the rate in the following columns for the same item.

  1. Accommodation — column B.

  2. Meals — column C.

  3. Utilities — column D.

Item Column A
Member situation
Column B
Accommodation contribution
Column C
Meals contribution
Column D
Utilities contribution
1. A member with dependants The contribution that would apply to them under Annex 7.D Part 1 column C if they were eligible for rent allowance and their applicable rent ceiling was Annex 7.E Part 1.2.
  1. For a hotel or serviced apartment for less than seven days – the amount set out for their salary in column A of Annex 7.F that corresponds with their number of dependants in columns B to D.
  2. for a serviced apartment for seven days or more – $0.
$113.83 a fortnight.
2. A member with dependants (unaccompanied)
$0.
$0.
$0.
3. Member is assisted under section 7.5.7 (the SAFE scheme).
$0.
  1. $0.
$0.
4. Any other member. The contribution that would apply to them for level 3 living-in accommodation with one bed in the room.
  1. For a hotel or serviced apartment for less than seven days – what they would contribute for meals under Part 9 Division 1 section 7.9.6 (Fortnightly meal charges) as if they were living in.
  2. for a serviced apartment for seven days or more – $0.
The contribution for utilities they would pay under Part 10 of this Chapter if the hotel or serviced apartment were level 3 living-in accommodation.

7.5.30 Allowance and contribution for member couple

This table sets out who gets temporary accommodation allowance and pays the contribution, if a member's adult dependant is also a member and both would be eligible for the allowance.

Allowance and contribution for member couple
Item If the members have... the allowance and contribution apply only to the member with the...
1. different ranks higher rank
2. the same rank greater seniority