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New Support Services Hub for Wodonga Veterans and Families

New Support Services Hub for Wodonga Veterans and Families

The latest addition to the Veterans’ and Families’ Hubs network has officially opened today in Wodonga, providing tailored services and support to the veteran community in regional Victoria.  Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Keogh acknowledged the importance...

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Veterans’ Affairs Portfolio Responsibilities

Veterans’ Affairs Portfolio Responsibilities

As you may be aware, following the 2022 election, the Australian Government’s Veterans’ Affairsportfolio is the responsibility of the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and the Assistant Ministerfor Veterans’ Affairs. We are writing to advise of the division of Veterans’...

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New Veterans’ Catalogue Application

New Veterans’ Catalogue Application

The much-anticipated veterans’ catalogue of services web application, now branded as the ‘Veterans’ Catalogue’, went live today (Tuesday, November 1, 2022). The app has been developed with a vision of empowering veterans and their families to more easily find and...

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ADFRA – DFRDB Update October 2022

ADFRA – DFRDB Update October 2022

Federal Court Hearing Justice Perry has still not yet handed down her decision. Petition to the House of Representatives I draw your attention to Petition EN4548 titled “Whole of Life Reductions to DFRDB Retirement Pay”. ADFRA did not initiate this Petition as it does...

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New Support Services Hub for Wodonga Veterans and Families

Government seeks your feedback on veterans’ legislative reform

Consultation on reforming veterans’ legislation has commenced today with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) seeking submissions from the community. The Australian Government recently agreed to Recommendation 1 of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran...

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Veterans’ Health Week 2022 kicks off today

Veterans’ Health Week 2022 kicks off today

Get out your kitchen utensils and put on your best apron as Veterans’ Health Week 2022 kicks off for 2022.  With this year’s theme focusing on “Eat Well”, Veterans’ Health Week is an opportunity for ex-service organisations and community groups around the nation to...

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ADFRA – DFRDB Update October 2022

ADFRA – DFRDB Update September 2022

DFRDB UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2022 Federal Court Hearing: Justice Perry has still not yet handed down her decision. Meeting with the New Minister In our July 2022 Update we advised that we had requested a meeting with the newMinister, the Hon Matt Keogh MP, to discuss our...

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