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Division 3: Non-warlike deployments – additional recreation leave

17.7.17 Purpose

The purpose of additional recreation leave for non-warlike deployments is to enable a member to obtain relief from military and environmental hazards in an operational area.

17.7.18 Member this Division applies to

This Division applies to a member for any period in which they are deployed to a non-warlike operation.

17.7.19 Rate of accrual

The member accrues additional recreation leave up to a maximum of 10 days a year on a pro-rata basis for the period of their non-warlike deployment.

Related Information: Chapter 5 Part 4 Division 7 explains the administrative arrangements for additional recreation leave.

17.7.20 Effect on other leave

  1. The member does not accrue extra recreation leave credit for difficult or prolonged duty for any period when they accrue leave credit under this Division.

    See: Chapter 5 Part 4 Division 4, Extra recreation leave

  2. Travelling leave taken for relief-out-of-country travel between Australia and a deployment is a non-accruable form of additional recreation leave.

  3. A member's eligibility for payment of deployment allowance and other benefits on travelling leave is not interrupted. Travelling leave occurs in between periods of deployment and other leave types.

    See: Division 1, Deployment allowance

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

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