Eligible Service Areas, Dates & Instruments

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Areas of operations since World War 2 involving the Australian Defence Force
and Peacekeeping Forces that included Australian personnel.

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Explanation of eligibility

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Table setting out periods of operational service in ships and naval shore establishments after World War 2
Operational service in ships


General Area

Conflicts

From

To

Instrument

VEA Authority

Part II or IV
service type

Qualifying Service

World War 1

04 Aug 1914

01 Sep 1921

s.6A
s.7

operational or non-operational eligible war service (VEA)

Yes/No

World War 2
map of Darwin area in 1944 showing places above latitude 14 degrees 30 minutes South (880Kb)
(880kb)

03 Sep 1939

30 Jun 1951

part-time service

non-ADF personnel

Aboriginals & Torres Strait islanders

s.6A
s.7

operational or non-operational eligible war service (VEA)

Yes/No

Interim Forces

01 Jul 1947

30 Jun 1951

s.6A
s.7

operational or non-operational eligible war service (VEA)

No

defence service

07 Dec 1972

6 Apr 1994; or 30 June 2004 if enlisted before 22 May 1986

non-ADF personnel

s.68
s.69

defence service (VEA)

No

peacetime service

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

declared members

s.6(1)(c) s.8 MRCA

peacetime service (MRCA)

No

Op Vigilance - ADF support of the Australian whole-of-Government operation to enhance international peace and security

20 July 2006

ongoing

determination

s.5C,s.6F VEA

non-warlike service (VEA)

No

Op Vigilance - ADF support of the Australian whole-of-Government operation to enhance international peace and security

20 July 2006

ongoing

determination

s.6(1)(b) MRCA

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Afghanistan

Afghanistan (UNMCTT)

08 Jun 1991

31 Dec 1993

determination (revoked)

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Afghanistan & Diego Garcia

War on Terrorism - Op Slipper
map of area for Operation Slipper map of area for Operation Slipper

11 Oct 2001

30 June 2004

determination

ships

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Afghanistan & Diego Garcia

War on Terrorism - Op Slipper
map of area for Operation Slipper map of area for Operation Slipper

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (warlike service)

warlike service (MRCA)

Yes

Afghanistan

Afghanistan - Op Palate
map of area for Operation Palate

18 Apr 2003

30 June 2004

determination (revoked)

determination

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Afghanistan

Afghanistan - Op Palate
map of area for Operation Palate

1 July 2004

5 July 2004

determination

s.6 MRCA (warlike service)

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Afghanistan

Afghanistan - Op Palate II
map of area for Operation Palate

27 June 2005

on-going

determination

VEA determination

s.6 MRCA (warlike service)

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Africa

Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) - Op Pomelo
map of area for Operation Pomelo

15 Jan 2001

30 June 2004

determination

s.5C

s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Africa

Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) - Op Pomelo
map of area for Operation Pomelo

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Africa

Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) - Op Husky
map of area for Operation Husky

15 Jan 2001

28 February 2003

determination (revoked)

determination (revoked)

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Africa

UN Operations in the Congo (ONUC)

01 Aug 1960

28 Feb 1961

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 8

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Africa

Gabon and the Congo

25 Jul 1997

07 Aug 1997

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Africa

Zimbabwe, Commonwealth Monitoring Force in

24 Dec 1979

31 Dec 1980

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 15

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Africa

Namibia

18 Feb 1989

10 Apr 1990

allotment

s.6C
s.5B(2)(b)
SCH 2 - ITEM 9

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Africa

Namibia, UN Transition Assistance Group (UNTAC)

18 Feb 1989

10 Apr 1990

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 19

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Africa

UN Mission for Western Sahara (MINURSO)

27 Jun 1991

31 Dec 1994

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 20

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Africa

Somalia - Op Solace
map of Somalia operational area

20 Oct 1992

30 Nov 1994

allotment

allotment

s.6C
s.5B(2)(b)
SCH 2 - ITEM 14

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Africa

Mozambique, Aust Police Cont (ONUMOZ)

27 Mar 1994

31 Dec 1994

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 22

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Africa

Mozambique - Op Coracle
map of area for Operation Coracle

12 Jul 1994

28 Feb 2002

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Africa

Rwanda - Op Tamar

25 Jul 1994

16 Jan 1996

determination (revoked)

determination(doc)
determination(pdf)

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service

warlike service (VEA)

Yes

Africa

Sudan - Op Azure
Un Mission in Sudan

10 April 2005

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

VEA determination

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Africa

Sudan - UNMIS

1 Jan 2006

on-going

determination

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 1

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Balkans

Yugoslavia - Op Osier
map of area for Operation Osier

24 Jan 1997

30 June 2004

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Balkans

Yugoslavia - Op Osier
map of area for Operation Osier

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Balkans

Kosovo - Op Joint Guardian
map of area for Operation Joint Guardian

11 Jun 1999

30 June 2004

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Balkans

Kosovo - Op Joint Guardian
map of area for Operation Joint Guardian

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non warlike service (MRCA)

No

Balkans

UN Security Council Commission on the Balkans

29 Jan 1947

31 Dec 1947

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 1

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Balkans

UN Special Commission on the Balkans

26 Nov 1947

31 Dec 1949

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 3

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Balkans

Yugoslavia - Op Osier
map of area for Operation Osier

12 Jan 1992

24 Jan 1997

s.6C
s.5B(2)(b)
SCH 2 - ITEM 13

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Balkans

Yugoslavia - Op Agricola

25 Feb 1999

10 Jun 1999

determination

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Balkans

Kosovo - Op Allied Force

15 Apr 1999

03 Jun 1999

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Bougainville

Bougainville Peace Conference - Op Lagoon and Op Capon

21 Sep 1994

31 Dec 1994

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 23

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Bougainville

Bougainville - Truce monitoring (Operation Bel Isi)

20 Nov 1997

26 Aug 2003

determination (revoked)

amendment (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Bougainville

Bougainville - Peace monitoring (Bel Isi II)
map of area for Operation Bel Isi II

20 Nov 1997

26 Aug 2003

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Cambodia

UN Border Relief Operation in Cambodia (UNBRO)

01 Feb 1989

31 Dec 1991

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 18

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Cambodia

Cambodia

20 Oct 1991

07 Oct 1993

allotment

s.6C
s.5B(2)(b)
SCH 2 - ITEM 12

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Cambodia

Cambodia, APF Cont of the UN Transition Authority

18 May 1992

07 Oct 1993

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 21

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Cambodia

Cambodia

08 Oct 1993

04 Oct 1999

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Cambodia

Cambodia - Op Banner

08 Oct 1993

04 Oct 1999

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Cambodia

Cambodia - Op Vista

05 Jul 1997

14 Jul 1997

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Cyprus

UN Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP)

14 May 1964

ongoing

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 10

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - Op Tanager

20 Feb 2000

19 May 2002

determination (revoked)

determination

war artists

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

East Timor

East Timor - UNTAET

25 Oct 1999

19 May 2002

determination (revoked)

war artists

determination

s.68(1)

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - Op Faber

19 Jun 1999

15 Sep 1999

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - UNAMET
map of area for Operation Citadel

21 Jun 1999

25 Oct 1999

determination

s.68(1)

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - Op Spitfire

06 Sep 1999

19 Sep 1999

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - Op Faber

16 Sep 1999

23 Feb 2000

determination

determination

war artists

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

East Timor

East Timor - Op Stabilise

16 Sep 1999

23 Feb 2000

determination

determination

determination

war artists

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

East Timor

East Timor - Op Warden

16 Sep 1999

10 Apr 2000

determination

determination

determination

war artists

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

East Timor

East Timor - Op Citadel

20 May 2002

17 Aug 2003

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

East Timor

East Timor - Op Spire

20 May 2004

30 June 2004 (but ongoing for non-disability pension purposes)

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - Op Spire

1 Jul 2004 (The instrument has a start date of 20 May 2004, but s7 of the MRC(C&TP)A provides that the start of eligible service is 1 Jul 2004)

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

VEA determination

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non warlike service)

non warlike service (MRCA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - UNMISET - Op Citadel

20 May 2002

ongoing

determinations

s.68(1) - peacekeeping

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - UNMISET - Op Citadel

18 Aug 2003

30 June 2004 (for ADF members - but see next entry for MRCA)

determinations

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - UNMISET - Op Citadel

1 Jul 2004 (The instrument has a start date of 18 Aug 2003, but s7 of the MRC(C&TP)A provides that the start of eligible service is 1 Jul 2004)

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6(1)(b) MRCA

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

East Timor

East Timor - Op Astute

12 May 2006

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

VEA determination

s.6(1)(b) MRCA

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Germany

Berlin Airlift

15 Sep 1948

29 Aug 1949

determination

s.5C
s.6F - non-warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Guatemala / Haiti

Haiti

17 Sep 1994

31 Mar 1995

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Guatemala / Haiti

Haiti, Aust Police Contingent of the Multi-National Force

10 Oct 1994

31 Mar 1995

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 24

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Guatemala / Haiti

Guatemala

13 Feb 1997

21 May 1997

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - sea area

17 Nov 1986

28 Feb 1989

determination (revoked)

determination

ships

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

UN Iran/Iraq Military Observer Group (UNIIMOG)

11 Aug 1988

28 Feb 1991

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 17

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - travel to Gulf operational

02 Aug 1990

09 Jun 1991

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf War

02 Aug 1990

09 Jun 1991

allotment

allotment

ships

s.6C
s.5B(2)(b)
SCH 2 - ITEM 10

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf War

23 Feb 1991

09 Jun 1991

s.6C
s.5B(2)(b)
SCH 2 - ITEM 11

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Gulf War / Gulf

Afghanistan (UNMCTT)

08 Jun 1991

31 Dec 1993

determination (revoked)

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - sea area

9 Jun 1991

ongoing

determination (revoked)

determination (revoked)

determination

ships

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - Kurdish refugees - Op Habitat

7 May 1991

ongoing

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - UNSCOM WMD - Iraq - Op Blazer
map of area for Operation Blazer

2 Jul 1991

ongoing

determination (revoked)

determination

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - sea area - Op Damask

1 Apr 1996

ongoing

amendment (revoked)

amendment (revoked)

amendment (revoked)

determination

ships

s.68(1)
s.69A
s.120(7)

hazardous service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - land and sea - Op Pollard
map of area for Operation Pollard

17 Feb 1998

01 Oct 2001

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - sea area - Op Damask
map of area for Operation Damask

18 Mar 1999

19 Oct 2001

determination (revoked)

determination

ships

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait - Op Bolton
map of area for Operation Bolton

13 May 1999

12 Jan 2003

determination
(Revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait - Op Southern Watch
map of area for Operation Southern Watch

29 Sep 1999

12 Jan 2003

determination
(Revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait - Op Falconer
map of area for Operation Falconer

18 Mar 2003

22 Jul 2003

determination (revoked)

determination

determination

determination (war artists & photographers)

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7
s.7A

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait - Op Catalyst
map of area for Operation Falconer

16 Jul 2003

30 June 2004

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7
s.7A

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Gulf War / Gulf

Gulf - Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait - Op Catalyst
map of area for Operation Falconer

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.7A VEA (qualifying service)
s.6 MRCA (warlike service)

warlike service (MRCA)

Yes

India and Pakistan

UN MOG in India and Pakistan(UNMOGIP)

01 Jan 1949

ongoing

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 5

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

India and Pakistan

UN India-Pakistan Observer Mission (UNIPOM)

20 Sep 1965

22 Mar 1966

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 11

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Indonesia

Committee of Good Offices

25 Aug 1947

01 Jan 1949

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 2

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Indonesia

UN Commission for Indonesia

28 Jan 1949

30 Apr 1951

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 6

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Israel

Israel - Op Paladin

21 Apr 2003

30 June 2004

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Israel

Israel - Op Paladin

1 Jul 2004

on-going

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA - nonwarlike service

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Japan

Japan

28 Apr 1952

19 Apr 1956

assignment

assignment

s.6D(1)(a)(ii)
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Korea

United Nations Commission on Korea (UNCOK)

01 Jan 1949

27 Jun 1950

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 4

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Korea

Korea
map of Korean operational area

27 Jun 1950

19 Apr 1956

Army (revoked)
Army (revoked)
Army (revoked)
Army (revoked)
Army (revoked)

Army

Navy (revoked)
Navy (revoked)
Navy (revoked)
Navy (revoked)

Navy

RAAF

RAAF

allotment

non-ADF personnel

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a)
SCH 2 - ITEM 1

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Korea

Demilitarised Zone between North and South Korea

18 Apr 1956

30 Jun 2004

s.6E(a)
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Lebanon

UN Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)

01 Jun 1956

30 June 2004

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 7

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Lebanon

UN Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Lebanon

UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

23 Mar 1978

see UNTSO

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 14

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Lebanon

Operation Paladin (Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt)

21 Apr 2003

30 Jun 2004

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Lebanon

Operation Paladin (Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt)

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Lebanon

Operation RAMP

20 July 2006

VEA determination

s.6F

non-warlike service (VEA)

No

Lebanon

Operation RAMP

20 July 2006

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Emergency - Malaya
map of Malaya operational area

29 Jun 1950

31 Aug 1957

allotment

non-ADF personnel

part-time service

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a)
SCH 2 - ITEM 2

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Emergency / FESR Singapore

29 Jun 1950

31 Aug 1957

assignment (revoked)

attachment (revoked)

assignment

part-time service

s.6D(1)(a)(i)
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Emergency - Malaya and Singapore
map of Malaya & Singapore operational area

01 Sep 1957

31 Jul 1960

allotment

non-ADF personnel

part-time service

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a)
SCH 2 - ITEM 3

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Emergency - Malay/Thai Border
map of Malay-Thai border operational area

01 Aug 1960

16 Aug 1964

allotment

allotment

non-ADF personnel

part-time service

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a)
SCH 2 - ITEM 5

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Confrontation - Malaya and Singapore

01 Aug 1960

27 May 1963

assignment (revoked)

part-time service

assignment

s.6D(1)(b)
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Confrontation - Borneo
(Brunei, Sabah, Sarawak)
map of Borneo operational area

08 Dec 1962

16 Aug 1964

allotment (revoked)

allotment

allotment

non-ADF personnel

part-time service

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a)
SCH 2 - ITEM 6

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Malaya / Malaysia / Singapore / Borneo

Confrontation - Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei
map of Malaysia & Singapore operational area

17 Aug 1964

14 Sep 1966 (note: the Act has an end date of 30 Sep 1967, but there have been no allotments past 14 Sep 1966)

allotment

allotment

allotment

allotment

non-ADF personnel

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a)
SCH 2 - ITEM 7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Middle East

UN Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)

01 Jun 1956

30 June 2004

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 7

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Middle East

UN Truce Supervision Organisation (UNTSO)

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Middle East

Sinai Multinational Force and Observers (SMFO) - Op Mazurka
map of area for Operation Mazurka

18 Feb 1982

30 June 2004

 

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 16

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Middle East

Sinai Multinational Force and Observers (SMFO) - Op Mazurka
map of area for Operation Mazurka

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Middle East

UN Yemen Observation Mission (UNYOM)

01 Jan 1963

04 Sep 1964

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 9

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Middle East

UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF)

01 Jan 1974

see UNTSO

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 12

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Middle East

UN Emergency Force Two (UNEF-II)

01 Jul 1976

24 Jul 1979

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 13

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Middle East

UN Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL)

23 Mar 1978

see UNTSO

s.68
SCH 3 - ITEM 14

peacekeeping service (VEA)

No

Middle East

Operation Paladin (Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt)

21 Apr 2003

30 Jun 2004

determination

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Middle East

Operation Paladin (Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt)

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Solomons

Guadalcanal - Op Plumbob

08 Jun 2000

24 Jun 2000

determination

ships

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Solomons

Solomon Islands - Op Trek
map of area for Operation Trek

04 Nov 2000

on-going

determination

ships

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Solomons

Solomon Islands - Op Anode
map of area for Operation Anode

23 Jul 2003

30 June 2004 (VEA)
ongoing (MRCA)

determinations (for ADF personnel and civilians)

determination (for war photographers)

s.5C
s.6F - nonwarlike service
s.7
s.68

operational service or peacekeeping service (for civilian police) (VEA)

No

Solomons

Solomon Islands - Op Anode
map of area for Operation Anode

1 Jul 2004

ongoing

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination (revoked)

MRCA determination

s.6 MRCA (non-warlike service)

non-warlike service (MRCA)

No

Thailand

North East Thailand (including Ubon)

31 May 1962

24 Jun 1965

assignment

assignment

s.6D(1)(a)(iii)
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Thailand

North East Thailand (including Ubon)

25 Jun 1965

31 Aug 1968

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Vietnam

Vietnam

25 Jan 1962

29 Jan 1962

s.6E(b)
s.7

operational service (VEA)

No

Vietnam

Vietnam

31 Jul 1962

11 Jan 1973

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5B(2)(a) allotment

s5(12)(b) deemed allotment

s5(12)(b) deemed allotment

s5B(2)(c) deemed allotment

non-ADF personnel

part-time service

merchant mariners

allotment (CDT 1)

allotment (AV Monash)

s.6C
s.5B(2)(a),(c)
SCH 2 - ITEMS 4 & 8

operational service (VEA)

Yes

Vietnam

Vietnam

12 Jan 1973

29 Apr 1975

determination (revoked)

determination

s.5C
s.6F - warlike service
s.7

operational service (VEA)

Yes

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