Vetaffairs

Vol 23 No 2 June 2007

Page 1
$11b for veterans in budget
New name for VVCS
Indigenous service honoured
Contract secures mental health centre expertise

Page 2
Letters to the editor
Indigenous service honoured (continued from page 1)
New name for VVCS (continued from page 1)

Page 3
Greek PM honours veterans
Long Tan Bursaries presented
Veterans benefit from assets test changes
Lodging a pension claim

Page 4 2007-08 budget
Payments for WWII PoWs in Europe
Disability pension payments increase
War widows given longer to claim pension
Boost to health and care services
Budget in brief:
* Older Australians’ Bonus
* Funeral benefit increased
* Support for carers and volunteers
* Western Front interpretive centre
* War memorial development
* Commemorative projects in our region

Page 5
Anzacs remembered at Gallipoli
Office of Australian War Graves – Anzac Day ceremonies held around the world: Papua New Guinea, Sandakan (Malaysia), Long Tan (Vietnam)
Access Card update
Travel allowances rise

Page 6
Assistance for carers
Book commemorates Battles of Bullecourt
No increase in Seniors Concession Allowance
Home sold, lost or damaged? Assets test exemption period extended
News from the Australian War Memorial:
* Anzac Day
* Discovery Zone
* Friends of the Memorial

Page 7
Enhanced Ataturk Memorial unveiled
Construction at Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Assets test on income streams
More retirees eligible for Commonwealth Seniors Health Card
Tax cuts on super
Income, assets test limits rise

Page 8
Improved phone services
Len Hall game honours SAS
Income test exemption for tobacco growers’ grant
Qld War Widows Guild celebrates 60 years
Legacy Week 2007
How safe is your home? DVA can help
Medals lost and found

Page 9
Reduce your risk of falling
Balance improved with exercise
Dr Killer’s column – The Invisible injury
The Right Mix – Shaken, stirred and confused

Page 10
Research into improving VHC
Travelling overseas with RPBS medicines
Off the Shelf
Reunions

Page 11
New Army Combat Badge presented
Incontinence assistance available
Are you correctly enrolled to vote?
Noticeboard (continued from page 12)

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Noticeboard