Strengthening veteran mental health
The 2013-14 Federal Budget will provide an additional $26.4 million over four years to strengthen the mental health support available to Australia’s veteran community, with new measures to take effect from July 2014.
Media release VA042 | Portfolio budget statements
Support for our veterans and their families - a key priority for this government
The Gillard Government will deliver an additional $66.7 million in the 2013-14 Federal Budget for increased support and services to Australia’s veteran and ex-service community, and to ensure the dignified commemoration of the Centenary of Anzac.
Media release VA041 | Portfolio budget statements
13 May - Gallipoli 2015 ballot
The Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on the Centenary of Anzac Warren Snowdon today provided further details on the ballot arrangements for Australians planning to attend Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli on 25 April 2015.
Media release VA039 | Media release VA040 | Gallipoli 2015 website | Anzac Day Gallipoli images
Battle of the Atlantic, 70th anniversary commemorative visit to the UK - May 2013
Eight Australian veterans of the Battle of the Atlantic will travel to the UK later this month to attend commemorations to mark the 70th anniversary of what was the longest military campaign of the Second World War.
Media release VA038 | Veteran biographies and images | Historical backgrounder | Historical footage | Email the Australian War Memorial for access to historical images.
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