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Part 3: Aide-de-camp and ADF advisor benefit

10.3.1 Purpose

The purpose of this Part is to assist certain members with the cost of purchase or hire of civilian clothing, to meet the requirements of representational roles of an aide-de-camp or an ADF advisor.

10.3.2 Member this Part applies to

  1. This Part applies to the following members, including a member on Reserve service.
    1. A member performing duty as an aide-de-camp, equerry, flag lieutenant or escort officer or designated by the CDF as an aide-de-camp. This does not include an honorary aide-de-camp or an aide-de-camp to an official of a State or Territory.

    2. A member who is a Defence Advisor to the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade.

    3. A member who is any of the following and approved by the CDF.

      1. An ADF advisor.

      2. A member required to perform official representational duties.

      3. A member posted to the CDF Signals Detachment.

  2. For the purpose of 1.c., the CDF must have regard to the nature of the representational duties, and the associated clothing requirements.

Persons who can make the decision under paragraph 10.3.2.c on behalf of the CDF:
Director General Navy People
Director General Army People Capability
Director Personnel Policy – Army
Staff Officer Grade 1 – Personnel Policy – Army
Director General Personnel – Air Force

10.3.3 Payment of aide-de-camp and ADF advisor benefit

  1. The member is eligible for the reimbursement of the cost of purchase or hire of clothing to meet the requirements of the member's duties.

  2. The maximum reimbursement payable to an eligible member during the member's posting is specified in the following table.

  3. Maximum amounts that can be reimbursed
    Item If the member is ... the maximum amount that may be reimbursed is ($)...
    1. an aide-de-camp to the Governor-General
    2. an aide-de-camp to an overseas visiting dignitary
    3. any other member to whom this Part applies
  4. ...

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

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