You may be eligible for rehabilitation assistance through DVA if you are incapacitated for service or work, or have an impairment, as a result of a service injury or disease; and the Commission has accepted liability for the injury or disease.
- If your injury relates to service before 1 July 2004, you may be covered under the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRCA) or Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA).
- If your injury relates to service on or after 1 July 2004, you may be covered under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA).
- Vocational rehabilitation provided under the VEA is available regardless of an injury or disease being related to service.
Find out more about your rehabilitation eligibility by using the Entitlement Self Assessment tool . You can also read more details in our rehabilitation factsheets for the SRCA/MRCA or VEA.