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DVA fast facts

DVA fast facts – this is an infographic summarising some key facts about DVA’s work in 2017–18. See the following section (below) for a text version.

The following section is a text version of the infographic.

DVA fast facts

2017–18 Actual — $13.2 billion

Compensation and support — $7.4 billion

  • 161,184 income support clients
  • 60,900 primary compensation determinations
  • 163,469 compensation clients supported
  • 53,641 DSH Insurance homes protected

Health and wellbeing — $5.3 billion

  • 106,352 VVCS counselling sessions
  • 343,620 At Ease website visits
  • 1.3 million instances of travel to treatment
  • 128,517 Gold Cards
  • 62,450 White Cards
  • 163,456 health service providers

Commemorations — $59.5 million

  • 22,438 war graves maintained in Australia and Papua New Guinea
  • 322,069 post-war commemorations
  • 129,457 educational resources were distributed

Enabling services — $436.9 million

  • 63,354 MyAccount registrations
  • 1,885 employees
  • 6,209,974 website page views

Our purpose

To support those who serve or have served in the defence of our nation and commemorate their service and sacrifice.

DVA supported

  • 165,824 veterans
  • 117,358 dependants

 

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