Standing up for Canberra

ADF personnel still waiting for pay increase

The Abbott Government’s mishandling of Australian Defence Force pay is an ongoing disgrace, with personnel still waiting for their promised pay increase.

According to “Army – the Soldiers’ Newspaper”, ADF personnel won’t have their full salary increase processed until July 30, more than nine months after the previous ADF Workplace Remuneration Arrangement expired.

Many members are confused about why they haven’t seen the pay increase in their pay packets already, and are frustrated that the increase won’t be fully backdated.

The whole ADF pay debacle has caused significant and unnecessary stress and concern for our ADF personnel and their families.

Labor will continue to stand up for the pay and conditions of Australia’s Defence Force personnel.