Government committed to improving transition

Saturday, 16 June 2018

IMPROVING the way veterans transition into civilian life will continue to be a major focus for the Coalition Government following the Federal Budget.

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Kings Park Remembrance Walk App Funding announced

Saturday, 16 June 2018

STUDENTS and visitors to Western Australia’s State War Memorial at Kings Park will soon be able to access the rich military history there through an app and associated website.

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2018 DVA Education Schemes Satisfaction Survey

Friday, 01 June 2018

If you or a child in your care receives a benefit under the VCES or MRCAETS, we would appreciate your feedback on how the Schemes are working for you. The survey will only take 2 minutes and will be available online from 1 to 30 June 2018.

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Veterans’ Advocacy Study Discussion Paper Released

Thursday, 31 May 2018

PUBLIC submissions are being sought to inform a major study which has commenced to improve advocacy services for veterans and their families.

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Assistance dog trial to help tackle veteran mental health

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

The Federal Government is putting veterans first with an innovative trial of assistance dogs for veterans.

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Indigenous service honoured during Reconciliation Week

Sunday, 27 May 2018

IN recognition of National Reconciliation Week, Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has highlighted new research offering fresh insights into the personal experiences and challenges of Indigenous Australians during the First World War.

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Expanding essential services for veterans and their families

Thursday, 24 May 2018

VETERANS and their families will have greater access to essential services with Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester introducing the Veterans’ Affairs Legislation Amendment (Veteran-Centric Reforms No. 2) Bill 2018 (VCR Bill) today.

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Funding applications open for Veterans’ Health Week 2018

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

NUTRITION will be the theme for this year’s Veterans’ Health week with funding for applications to support events highlighting the week now open for ex-service organisations (ESOs) and community groups.

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Appointment of President of the Repatriation Commission

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

MINISTER for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester today announced the appointment of Liz Cosson AM CSC to the role of President of the Repatriation Commission.

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