Note: Where available, the PDF/Word icon below is provided to view the complete and fully formatted document
Proposed retirement benefits scheme for Papuan and New Guinean servicemen



Download PDFDownload PDF

it/iK )

FOR PRESS . 106

FRIDAY, 2 0 TH NOVEMBER. 1970 . DEFENCE PR NO. 4 0 1 /7 0

PROPOSED RETIREMENT BENEFITS SCHEME FOR PAPUAN

AMD 3EW GUIMEAN SERVICEMEN

( J o i n t S ta te m e n t "by t h e T r e a s u r e r , t h e Hon. L e s l i e B u r y , M .P.

and t h e M i n i s t e r f o r D e fe n c e , th e Hon. M alcolm .

F r a s e r , M . P . )

The T r e a s u r e r , Mr. B u ry , a n d t h e M i n i s t e r f o r

D e f e n c e , Mr. M alcolm F r a s e r , t o d a y a n n o u n c e d t h a t a

R e tir e m e n t B e n e f i t s Scheme f o r P ap u an and New G uinean,

m embers o f t h e D e fe n c e F o r c e was i n t h e f i n a l s t a g e s o f

d e v e lo p m e n t.

The M i n i s t e r s s a i d t h a t t h e schem e was b e in g

b a s e d b r o a d l y on th e s u p e r a n n u a t i o n schem e f o r l o c a l o f f i c e r s

o f t h e P ap u a and New G u in e a P u b l i c S e r v i c e and C o n s t a b u la r y ,

a n n o u n c e d by t h e M i n i s t e r f o r E x t e r n a l T e r r i t o r i e s e a r l i e r

t o d a y , b u t m o d if ie d t o t a k e a c c o u n t o f t h e p a r t i c u l a r

r e q u i r e m e n ts o f t h e S e r v i c e s i n t h e T e r r i t o r y . .

The M i n i s t e r s e x p la in e d t h a t a d e t a i l e d p r o p o s a l

f o r t h e i n t r o d u c t i o n o f t h e schem e was b e in g p r e p a r e d f o r

p r e s e n t a t i o n t o t h e G overnm ent s h o r t l y .