Undertaking a work trialDVA provides rehabilitation assistance to entitled serving and former Australian Defence Force members, reservists and cadets.

No two people are the same – that’s why we tailor each rehabilitation plan to suit the individual. Our whole-of-person approach ensures that you have access to clear information about your options so you can make informed choices to progress your rehabilitation goals, improve your wellbeing and adapt to, and recover from, any injury or illness related to your ADF service.


  • Coverage for service before 1 July 2004
  • Coverage for service after 1 July 2004


  • Medical management rehabilitation
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation
  • Vocational rehabilitation

Rehabilitation process

  • Referral process
  • Assessment
  • Planning with service providers
  • Closure of plan

Success Stories

Read about real people who have found success through DVA’s rehabilitation programs.


Rehabilitation brochure cover

DVA Rehabilitation brochure (PDF 1.3MB) (Word 39KB)

Online Rehabilitation Course

DVA’s Rehabilitation Online elearning course has been designed to provide you with additional information about rehabilitation through DVA. There are eight modules within the course which you can complete at your own pace.

To access the course you will need to be registered with DVAtrain, DVA’s unique learning management system.  To do this, go to the Online Learning Registration page and follow the instructions.

Alternatively if you are already registered with DVAtrain, you can go directly to the DVAtrain logon page.