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Part 6: Service residences

7.6.1 Overview

  1. This Part sets out the following matters.

    1. The different levels of Service residences available.

    2. How a member can become eligible to live in a Service residence.

    3. The amount the member has to contribute toward the cost of the residence.

  2. Defence Housing Australia manages Service residences and related assistance for ADF members.

7.6.2 Contents

This Part includes the following Divisions.

Division 1 Definitions and key concepts

Division 2 Suitable Service residence

Division 3 Market-rent-based classification of a Service residence

Division 4 Amenity-based classification of a Service residence

Division 5 Rent band choice homes

Division 6 Appointment, tied and assigned residences

Division 7 When a member is eligible to live in a Service residence

Division 8 Contributions

Division 9 End of eligibility for Service residence

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

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1800 DEFENCE (1800 333 362)