Govt Response to Royal Commission

Govt Response to Royal Commission

NEWS HEADLINES Govt Response to Royal Commission   The Government has tabled in Parliament its formal response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide’s Interim Report. The Interim Report made 13 key recommendations which fall...
AVCAT Scholarship 2022

AVCAT Scholarship 2022

NEWS HEADLINES AVCAT Scholarships - Apply Now   Applications for AVCAT scholarships- including Long Tan Bursaries – opened on 18 August and close on 31 October. The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust supports the children & grandchildren of...
AVCAT Scholarship 2022

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...