Federal Budget 2022-23

Federal Budget 2022-23

NEWS HEADLINES Federal Budget 2022-2023   The 2022-23 Federal Budget includes some welcome spending initiatives for veterans and their families including: An increase in Veteran Home Care Fee Additional Funding for Claims Processing An enhanced Family Support Package...
DVA Legislation Amendment Passed

DVA Legislation Amendment Passed

NEWS HEADLINES Disability Payments Amendment Passed by Parliament.     On 5 December the Veteran’s Affairs Legislation Amendment (Exempt Disability Payments from Income Testing and Other Measures) Bill 2021 was passed by both Houses of Parliament.   For full details...
DVA Announces MyAccount Closure

DVA Announces MyAccount Closure

NEWS HEADLINES DVA Announces 'MyAccount' To Close The Department of Veterans Affairs has been working towards closing MyAccount for the last 12 months and has advised that MyAccount will be closed on 10 December 2021. A number of  initiatives have been put in place to...
Federal Budget 2022-23

AFA Submission to Royal Commission

NEWS HEADLINES AFA Submission to Royal Commission   The Air Force Association has provided its submission to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. The Association’s full submission can be accessed via the link at the end. Some key excerpts are...
New DVA Branch for Veterans

New DVA Branch for Veterans

NEWS HEADLINES New DVA Branch for Veterans   In recognition of the changing needs of the veteran community, the Department of Veterans Affairs has created a new Branch to consolidate mental and social health programs.   The past 12 months has seen an increasing...