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Defence Pay and Conditions

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WARNING: Due to restricted work arrangements this website may not be current. The current version of Defence Determination 2016/19, Conditions of service can be found on the Federal Register of Legislation website and Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal amending determinations on the DFRT website.

Last updated 25 June 2020

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What are my travel benefits?

  • Domestic travel: ADF  |  APS
  • International travel: ADF  |  APS

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