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Part 1: Overview

17.1.1 Purpose of this Chapter

The purpose of this Chapter is to provide for and inform members about conditions of service for deployments. The purpose of these conditions of service is to compensate members for additional disabilities or hardships that they are likely to experience.

17.1.2 Definitions

This table defines terms used in this Chapter.

Term Definition in this Chapter
Assigned for duty Assigned by an authorised officer of the ADF for warlike or non-warlike service.
Hospital treatment The period in which the member is accommodated in a defence or civilian hospital for the purposes of medical or nursing care of an illness or injury sustained during eligible duty.

See also:
Chapter 12 Part 3, Definitions for Chapters 12 to 17
Chapter 1 Part 3, Definitions

17.1.3 Member this Chapter applies to

This Chapter applies to members on warlike and non-warlike deployments.

Note: The list of deployments approved by the Minister is available in Annex 17.1.A.

17.1.4 Member this Chapter does not apply to

This Chapter does not apply to a member serving overseas on peacetime service, a long- term posting or short-term duty.

Exception: Members who meet the conditions in sections 13.1.4 or 15.1.7 may be eligible for the conditions set out in Part 4 of this Chapter.

Chapter 13 Part 1 section 13.1.4, Member on short-term duty ill or injured
Chapter 15 Part 1 section 15.1.7, Member on long-term duty ill or injured
Part 4, Australians dangerously ill scheme – overseas

17.1.5 Contents

This Part contains the following Division and Annex

Division 1 Introduction to deployment

Annex 17.1.A Deployments approved by the Minister since 1982

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

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