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6.7.5 Quick Reference Guide for Establishing Normal Earnings for Serving Members

Service giving rise to condition
Current service
Normal Earnings (NE)
Actual Earnings (AE)
Division

1

Permanent Forces

or

CFTS

Permanent Forces

or

CFTS

Full-time ADF pay & allowances

S91

Actual ADF pay & allowances

S92

2

2

Part-time

Reserve

Part-time

Reserve

Reserve pay & allowances

S96-97

+

Civilian pay & allowances*

S98-100

Actual reserve pay & allowances

+

civilian pay & allowances

S101

3

3

Permanent Forces

Part-time

Reserve

Full-time ADF pay & allowances

+ Remuneration Amount

S104

Actual reserve pay & allowances

+

civilian pay & allowances

S105

4

4

Permanent Forces

or

CFTS

(but last full-time service was CFTS)

Part-time

Reserve

Full-time ADF pay & allowances

+ Remuneration Amount

S109

Or

Pre-CFTS civilian earnings**

S111-113

+ Reserve pay & allowances ***

S114

Actual reserve pay & allowances

+

civilian pay & allowances

S115

5

*  Based on a 2-week example period before the onset of incapacity.

**  Based on a 2-week example period when continuously engaged in civilian work but prior to CFTS.

***  Based on 1 year example period prior to CFTS.

Delegates may determine example periods after the commencement of CFTS, or such periods as is reasonable.

Superannuation is only offset for serving members who have left the Permanent Forces and transferred to the Part-time Reserve if they claimed incapacity payments on or after 1 July 2013.

Maximum rate weeks are not counted for serving members who have left the Permanent Forces and transferred to the Part-time Reserve.