Information for Members of the ADF Reserves and Emergency Services Volunteers

ADF Reservists

A Student who is a member of the ADF Reserves and is required to undertake Reserve Service, compulsory camps of continuous training, other intensive training or is called into continuous full-time service, shall provide the Head of School with a statement signed by an authorised officer of the Defence Reserves detailing the times when attendance at a camp or training course is to take place or the expected duration of full-time service.

The Head of School will ensure that Unit Coordinators for units being undertaken by the student are notified of the approved absence and work with the student on flexible study options (as per clause 20 of the Elite Athlete, Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reserve and Emergency Services Volunteer Students Procedures’).

Students must submit applications for special consideration and/or special assessment in accordance with the relevant Faculty's Policy.

Emergency Service Volunteers

An Emergency Service Volunteer is a Student who is registered as a member of any formally endorsed state, territory or federal emergency services or humanitarian organisation or other competent authority under a State Disaster Plan.

An Emergency Service Volunteer who is called upon for continuous full-time service shall provide the Head of School with a statement signed by an authorised emergency service officer detailing the expected duration of full-time service.

The Head of School will ensure that Unit Coordinators for units being undertaken by the student are notified of the approved absence and work with the student on flexible study options (as per clause 20 of the Elite Athlete, Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reserve and Emergency Services Volunteer Students Procedures’).

Students must submit applications for special consideration and/or special assessment in accordance with the relevant Faculty's Policy.