The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Peter King, opened the meeting and welcomed all members.
Outstanding Action items including Carer Forms, Carer Accommodation, Property Evaluations, Shingle Vaccines and Commemorative mail out timing were responded to by DVA.
The Deputy Commissioner gave an overview of some of the events and topics of interest within DVA including: The Australia Post Trial, Battles of Coral and Balmoral Commemorations, the Community Grants Hub, the ESO Round Table, Men’s Health Peer Education, the Prime Minister’s Veteran Employment Program, the Senate Report into Veteran Suicide, the Sir John Monash Centre, the Suicide Prevention Trial in Townsville, the Veterans Minister’s Round Table, the Veteran’s Review Board Appointment, the RMA report into Mefloquine and the new Veteran Payment.
ESO agenda items included, Assistance Dogs, Commemorative Funding, Saluting Their Service Grant Guidelines, Advocacy Training and Development, the Nominal Roll websites, Physiotherapy appointments for veterans and Younger Veterans Forums.
The meeting closed at 11.30am
NEXT MEETING – Wednesday the 9th of May – Budget Briefing.
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