You may get a refund for some or all of your costs if you have had leave approved and:
You may get a refund for cancellation of, or recall from leave if you are a member of the:
If your leave is cancelled for Service reasons before it starts, you may get some costs refunded. This includes:
You may get a refund if:
If you're away on holiday and your leave is cancelled, you will need to decide what to do.
You may be able to go to work for a short period and then resume your holiday. Your family may stay in the holiday location while you work.
You may be needed for a longer time and have to cancel the holiday altogether.
You may get some costs refunded. You can only get the portion of a holiday refunded that you:
You may get a refund for:
If you can get a refund from the travel provider, you'll be expected to do that. This includes an airline willing to change the date of the return flights without charge. You may get a refund for any extra charges.
If you're on leave at your posting location, you can't get a refund.
Any leave you don't use may be re-credited.
When you decide if the member should get a refund, you should consider:
More information about cancellation of, or recall from, leave can be found in Chapter 5 Part 13.
As the name suggests, this Member's Guide is designed as a guide to help you understand how your pay and conditions work. It is not a legal document. Therefore, if there is any conflict between the Member's Guide and Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of Service (and the Determinations made by the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal), as compiled in PACMAN, PACMAN is the authority.
This Member's Guide does not incorporate or make provision for members on a flexible service determination.
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