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Veterans' Health Week

Veterams' Health Week. Physical activity - 21 to 29 October.

This year Veterans’ Health Week (VHW) will be held from Saturday 21st to Sunday 29th October and the theme will be Physical Activity.

The week is an opportunity for veterans, war widows, widowers, current and ex-Australian Defence Force members and their families to improve and maintain the health and wellbeing of themselves and their friends.

DVA will be partnering with ex-service organisations and community groups to develop a program of fun and interactive activities at a local level.

VHW Activities

This year ESOs and community groups are holding VHW activities (XLSX 74 KB) in every state and territory to promote the theme of physical activity.

Take the opportunity offered by VHW to try a new activity and improve your physical fitness.  When you’ve found an activity that you’d like to attend, check the access details, location and date, and call the VHW activity organiser to confirm your attendance.

VHW Promotional resources

A range of VHW promotional resources to assist activity organisers are below. Please refer to the VHW Resource Guide for further information regarding promoting your activity.

Where can I go for more information?

For more information refer to the Frequently Asked Questions and DVA VHW Contact list and speak to the VHW DVA Coordinator for your state or territory.

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