Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) information

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We are working with the rest of the Government to keep you up to date with the latest news and information. We will keep this section updated with new information as it comes in.

You can visit the Department of Health and Aged Care's daily health alert regarding COVID-19.

You can use MyService to update your personal information, submit new claims and track the status of an existing claim. You can do this on your computer and on your phone.

Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling (Open Arms) is open 24/7 if you need someone to talk to. Contact Open Arms on 1800 011 046 if you have a counselling session scheduled but are feeling unwell or have concerns about attending it in person. They can reschedule or organise for the session to be held another way. Visit the Open Arms website at

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Vaccination information

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Treatment information

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State news

Find up to date information for your state

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Domestic and Family Violence Support

It’s ok to ask for help! If you, or someone you know is affected by family and domestic violence or you think you need to change your behaviour, confidential support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This includes information, support and counselling.

You can call 1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732), MensLine Australia on 1300 789 978 or Open Arms — Veteran & Families Counselling on 1800 011 046. In emergencies, please call 000.

Visit the family and domestic violence support page for more information.

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Education news

  • Education schemes
    Students and Australian apprentices who receive support through DVA’s Education Schemes, including the education allowance, may be impacted due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Financial news

If your financial situation has changed, you should update your information as soon as possible. You can update this information by calling us on 1800 VETERAN (1800 838 372).

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Health news

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Contact us

To update your information or to ask specific questions about your situation, you can contact us. You can also follow us on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.


You can call us between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Telephone: 1800 VETERAN (1800 838 372)

International callers: +61 2 6289 1133

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