This Division allows a member to travel within Australia when leave has been granted on return from service in a prescribed area overseas. A member is granted war service leave (if eligible) and recreation leave on their return. No additional leave credits are provided on return to Australia.
A member is eligible for post-deployment leave travel if all of the following apply.
The member has returned to Australia from an area that attracted pre-deployment leave.
If the member has nominated family — the nominated family is not at the member's place of duty.
The member will not be going to a place that would require the member to isolate on their return to their place of duty.
1A. Post-deployment leave travel is the cost of travel from the member’s location in Australia to one of the following.
If the member's nominated family is in Australia — to the location of their nominated family.
If the member has no nominated family — to the nearest capital city.
Post-deployment leave travel is provided on a door-to-door basis.
See: Part 1 section 9.1.12, Door-to-door travel
For travel to be granted under section 9.4.21, the member must have no recreation leave travel benefit left. If a member has a recreation leave travel benefit, they must use it instead of post-deployment travel.
Application to Reservists: Yes, on continuous full-time service.
Copies of forms are available on the webforms system or through the Defence Service Centre.