Australian Government Response to the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

Overview

On 11 August 2022, the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide released its Interim Report, which provided 13 recommendations to the Australian Government. The recommendations centred around issues identified by the Royal Commission as requiring urgent and immediate action. These include legislative reform; claims processing at DVA; protections for those wishing to engage with the Royal Commission; and improving the Royal Commission’s access to information protected by parliamentary privilege and public interest immunity. This document outlines the Australian Government’s response to each of these. You can find a copy of the Interim Report on the Royal Commission’s website.

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Australian Government Response to the Interim Report of the Royal Commission

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