From the President – February 2021

From the President – February 2021

NEWS HEADLINES From the National President - February 2021   Despite the downsides of 2020, the year provided several positives that I will cover in this report. We can be easily drawn into the gloom with much of the news and social media focusing on the negatives. ...
Defence & Veteran Suicide Prevention

Defence & Veteran Suicide Prevention

NEWS HEADLINES Letter to the Minister on Defence & Suicide Prevention   AFA Letter to the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs on Defence and Veteran suicide prevention In a letter to the Minister for Veterans Affairs, the Air Force Association has reaffirmed its...
Productivity Commission Report – Interim Response

Productivity Commission Report – Interim Response

NEWS HEADLINES Productivity Commission Report - Interim Response   The Interim Response to the Productivity Commission Report, A Better Way to Support Veterans, has been tabled in Parliament. The Interim Response to the Productivity Commission Report, A Better Way to...
The Federal Budget – What It Means For Veterans

The Federal Budget – What It Means For Veterans

NEWS HEADLINES The Federal Budget - What It Means For Veterans AFA National President, Carl Schiller, OAM, CSM, provides a summary of the Federal Budget as it relates to veterans. On 7th of October, I attended  Ex-Service Organisation Round Table (ESORT) Meeting,...
Interim National Commissioner Appointed

Interim National Commissioner Appointed

NEWS HEADLINES Interim National Commissioner Appointed   The Attorney-General, Christian Porter has appointed Dr Bernadette Boss CSC as the interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention. This is the next step in the Federal Government’s...