AFA Submission to Royal Commission

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...
ADF Firefighter Scheme Commences

ADF Firefighter Scheme Commences

NEWS HEADLINES The ADF Firefighter Scheme Has Now Commenced   A financial and health support scheme for ADF Firefighters who served at the RAAF Base Point Cook Fire Training School between 1957 and 1986, commenced on 20 September 2021. The Department of Veterans...
AFA Submission to Royal Commission

Support for Afghanistan Veterans

NEWS HEADLINES ESOs meet with Veterans' Affairs Minister on supporting Afghanistan Veterans   Ex-Service Organisations met with Australian Government representatives on Wednesday 18 August, to add their support to efforts underway to assist veterans and families...
AFA Submission to Royal Commission

DVA Veteran Family Strategy

NEWS HEADLINES Response to draft Veteran Family Strategy.   The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is in the process of developing its first Veteran Family Strategy and has invited comment from a number of ESO’s, including the Air Force Association.  ...