This year’s Veterans’ Health Week was the biggest ever, with 235 events across Australia and approximately 17,500 people attending an event.
- 70th BCOF Anniversary
- Forgotten Honour Rolls
Simon Lewis, PSM - Secretary Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Correction to the article Where There’s Smoke… in the Spring 2015 Vetaffairs.
Minister for Veterans' Affairs, The Hon. Stuart Robert MP, discusses support available to the veteran community over the Christmas and New Year period.
Congratulations to the Tindal Defence Community for winning the 2015 Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) Remembrance Day Poppy Competition.
A new Advocacy Training and Development Program has been developed for ESO advocates.
A large Remembrance Day poppy lit up the windows of the top floors of Lovett Tower in Canberra in the days leading up to Remembrance Day.
This summer the Spirit of Anzac Centenary Experience will visit Wollongong and Melbourne as part of the travelling exhibition’s national tour.
Dr Ian Gardner, Principal Medical Adviser Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Ex-serviceman Geoff Rose shares his rehabilitation story.
News from the War Widows’ Guild of Australia.
The Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed that the aircraft wreckage found in waters south of Cairns is that of RAAF Number 11 Squadron Catalina A24-25 that crashed on 28 February 1943.
The commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk will be one of the key events of DVA’s Century of Service commemoration program in 2016.
Dr Stephanie Hodson CSC, Mental Health Advisor Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
Going back to a place you had not seen for 70 years would be an experience for anyone, but for seven veterans who fought in New Guinea during the Second World War it was a memorable and moving trip of a lifetime.
Having your home damaged or destroyed in a natural disaster is devastating. While these events are usually impossible to predict, one thing you can control is your insurance.
Fully subsidised and partially subsidised hearing devices.
DVA is streamlining the process for MGF suppliers to provide MGF products and services to DVA clients.
- Plunkett, Geoff: Death By Mustard Gas – How Military Secrecy &Lost Weapons Can Kill
- Maynard, Jeff: The Unseen Anzac: how an enigmatic polar explorer created Australia’s World War I Photographs
- Mortensen, Ron: History of the 9th Australian Infantry Battalion 1940-1945
In the 2015 Budget, the Australian Government announced that it would be rebalancing the assets test limits to improve the fairness and affordability of the pension system.
Identity crime is one of the most common and fastest growing crimes in Australia.
On 1 April 2015 WA veteran Colin Thomas turned 100 years old.
Publications and items for sale:
Flight Command: from the farm to the frontline
When this thing happened: the story of a father, son, and the wars that changed them
Australians women war reporters: Boer War to Vietnam
DVA Calendar 2016