Other DVA websites

Other portfolio websites

Anzac Centenary

The Anzac Centenary Advisory Board will provide strategic advice and recommendations to the Minister regarding the development of a national Anzac Centenary Program.

At Ease

This website has been developed to help you or someone you know recognise signs of mental health problems and act to improve and maintain mental health and wellbeing.

Australia's war

A major educational site containing text, documents, graphics, video and audio about Australians in World War 2 including battles and campaigns such as the fall of Singapore, Tobruk, Kokoda, POWs and the homefront.

Australia and the Vietnam War

The Vietnam War was the longest major conflict in which Australians have been involved; it lasted ten years, from 1962 to 1972, and involved some 60,000 personnel.

Australians at war

Australians at War, commemorating the service and sacrifice of Australia's veterans over the past 100 years.

Australians at war film archive

The Australians at War Film Archive contains the transcripts of interviews with representative veterans from all conflicts dating back to World War 1.

Australia's involvement in the Korean War

This website explores Australia's role in the Korean War and the major battles where Australians fought including Kapyong, Maryang San and Han River.

Australians on the Western Front 1914–1918

Australians fought on First World War battlefields of the Western Front in France and Belgium, including Fromelles, the Somme, Bullecourt, Messines, Passcshendaele, Dernancourt and Villers-Bretonneux

Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme (DHOAS)

The Defence Home Ownership Assistance Scheme is a home loan subsidy scheme for eligible ADF members.

DSH (Defence Services Homes)

Defence Service Homes - Entry page for both Lending and Insurance

Graduate recruitment

Nominal roll of Australian veterans of the Korean war

Service record details of individuals who served in Australia's defence forces during the Korean War

Nominal roll of Vietnam veterans

The Nominal Roll of Vietnam Veterans lists approximately 61 000 men and women who served in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Australian Army and Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) in Vietnam, or in the waters adjacent to Vietnam, during the conflict between 23 May 1962 and 29 April 1975.

Nominal roll of World War 2 veterans

The World War Two Nominal Roll was created to honour and commemorate the men and women who served in Australia's defence forces and the Merchant Navy during this conflict.

Rehabilitation - a national colloquium

The Department of Veteran's Affairs in cooperation with the Department of Defence organised a Rehabilitation Colloquium ' Reflecting on the Past - Positioning for the Future' which were a part of the celebrations for the 90th Anniversary of the Repatriation Commission. The Colloquium was an innovative forum with the view to anticipate the future rehabilitation services for veteran and serving member clients.

The Right Mix

Assess your drinking, a guide to low risk drinking, and information for veterans and health professionals.

Visit Gallipoli

Read war correspondents and soldiers landing accounts, and investigate historians' research findings.

Other portfolio websites

Australian War Memorial

The Australian War Memorial commemorates the sacrifice of Australian men and women who have served in war, through its ceremonial areas, extensive exhibitions and research facilities.

Minister for Veterans Affairs

Welcome to the home page for the Hon Michael Ronaldson, Minister for Veterans' Affairs.

Repatriation Medical Authority (RMA)

The Repatriation Medical Authority (the Authority) is an independent statutory authority responsible to the Minister for Veterans' Affairs. The Authority consists of five practitioners eminent in fields of medical science. The Authority determines ‘Statements of Principles’ in respect of particular kinds of injuries, diseases or death based on sound medical-scientific evidence detailing the factors which can connect the injuries, diseases or death with the circumstances of service in Australia’s military forces. The Statements of Principles are used for the purpose of determining claims for compensation under the VEA and MRCA.

Specialist Medical Review Council (SMRC)

The Specialist Medical Review Council (SMRC) is an independent statutory body responsible to the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs. The legislative authority for the Specialist Medical Review Council is contained in Part XIB of the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA). The Specialist Medical Review Council provides on request a service to a person eligible to make a claim for a pension under the Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (and organisations as provide for in the same Act), and a person eligible to make a claim for compensation under the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (and organisations as provided for in the same Act).

Veterans Review Board (VRB)

The Veterans’ Review Board is an independent statutory tribunal that reviews particular decisions or determinations of the Repatriation and Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Commissions. The Veterans’ Review Board also reviews determinations of the Service Chiefs of the Navy, Army and Air Force in relation to rehabilitation for serving members of the Australian Defence Force.