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Part 2: Before leaving Australia

14.2.1 Overview

This Part provides information on benefits and advancements available to members, before leaving Australia for an overseas post.

Note: For additional requirements before departure, contact Defence Travel. They can assist with information relating to passports and visas.

See: Chapter 12 Part 2 section 12.2.3 for contact details for Defence Travel.


This Part includes these Divisions.

Division 1 Pre-departure certificate of fitness

Division 2 Financial advances and advice

Division 3 Expenses if overseas posting is cancelled

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

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Overseas Administration


Defence Service Centre

1800 DEFENCE (1800 333 362)