Travelling Allowance: Categories of Accommodation Policy

Applicable to: all Health Service Providers and the Department of Health

Description:

The Travelling Allowance: Categories of Accommodation Policy sets out requirements in relation to the application of provisions pertaining to travelling allowances under the relevant Industrial Instruments. 

The Policy provides clarification on terms referenced in Industrial Instruments which enable Employees who undertake travel on official business to claim travelling allowances.

This Policy is a mandatory requirement for Health Service Providers under the Employment Policy Framework pursuant to section 26(2)(f) of the Health Services Act 2016, and a mandatory requirement for the Department pursuant to section 29 of the Public Sector Management Act 1994.

This Policy supersedes OD 0044/07 Travelling Allowance – Categories of Accommodation.

Date of effect: 23 December 2020

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