Information if you're affected by coronavirus (COVID-19).
These services are confidential and available 24 hours a day.
If life is in danger, call 000.
Free counselling, treatment programs and suicide prevention training.
1800 011 046
Helps ADF personnel and their families access mental health services.
1800 628 036
Crisis support and suicide prevention help.
13 11 14
Help for people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
1800 737 732
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Highlights in this edition include:
What the Budget means for the veteran community
News from the Department
New Veteran Cards on the way
Using your Veteran Card
DVA services during the holiday season
100,000 applications for veterans’ recognition
Veterans on track to save over $2.3 million
Commonwealth Seniors Health Card gets a facelift
Prepare for the bushfire season
How to contact DVA
Coronavirus effect on veterans’ pensions
Veteran Wellbeing Centres well underway
Countdown to inclusion of veterans in Census
Nominations for PM’s Veterans’ Employment Awards now open
Misleading advertising by third-party organisations
Nine advisers for Council for Women and Families United by Defence Service
Where you can find help
Connecting with DVA
Financial support from the Government
Veterans stepping up during COVID
Chief Health Officer — My experience with COVID-19
Engaging with your health professionals
Veterans can access Personal Monitoring Technology through DVA
Meeting your rehabilitation needs
Residential aged care
Mental health support for the veteran community
What is Veterans’ Home Care?
Navigating DVA’s aged-care services
Senior Mental Health Advisor — Finding meaning among the chaos
DVA support for homeless veterans
A new online program to connect young people
New mental health hotline service
Active Choices: a new physical activity program
Veteran Health Check
Australians remember our Second World War veterans
VP Day in Darwin
AFL and NRL honour Second World War veterans
Princess Anne talks to Australian veteran
How Australians marked the 75th anniversary
It’s all over
Five brothers who made it through
Cornelis Geelhoed — An extraordinary 100 years
Teddy Sheean awarded Victoria Cross
Vale Mostyn Berryman
Queensland War Widows are Zooming!
Uni students do ‘tele-placements
TPI Federation contact details
Support our veterans’ families — Become a Legatee
A hand up, not a hand-out
Veteran advocacy tough but rewarding
Deputy Secretary Vicki Rundle PSM
Veteran Family Advocate Gwen Cherne
Defence Engagement Commissioner Stuart Smith
Safeguard your home for summer
Dolls’ houses for needy children
Veteran involved in USS Peary propeller find
Rookwood’s ‘Old Army’ Anglican Section refurbished
As a nation we unite for our fallen
Monash personal papers now freely available via Trove
COVID-19 and War Graves
Vietnam Veterans Day in northern Australia
Do you know this veteran?
Items for sale