You may remove private vehicles at Defence expense. This includes towable items and recreational or hobby vehicles.
You may get a vehicle removal if you are a member of the:
You may get 2 vehicles and 2 towable items removed at Defence expense on each posting occasion.
This also applies if you are a member with dependants and your spouse or partner is a member.
You may get your private vehicle removed at Defence expense if:
Other conditions which must be met include:
Your vehicle removal may be by road, rail or sea. It must be the most cost-effective way within the required time frame.
It may be transported over part or all of the journey.
If you drive a private vehicle to the new posting location, you may get vehicle allowance.
You may get 2 towable items removed at Defence expense on each posting occasion. If the towable item can be transported as freight, it may be removed at Defence expense. You may also get a removal at Defence expense if you move within the same location.
You can remove:
You may get a towable item removed at Defence expense if:
If you tow the item using your private vehicle, you may get vehicle allowance and additional travelling time.
You may get a recreational or hobby vehicle removed at Defence expense. Your recreational or hobby vehicle and trailer are consider one towable item.
If you want to move the recreational or hobby vehicle and trailer, it:
Your decision-maker will decide if the vehicle is a recreational or hobby vehicle. They should consider if:
If it is practical, your vehicle delivery will be door-to-door.
If access to your private vehicle is restricted, you must arrange to deliver or pick up your vehicle from the agency's depot.
You may get a refund for delivery or collection of the vehicle. This may include costs for:
More information about vehicle removal can be found in Chapter 6 Part 5 Division 5.
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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