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ADFRA – DFRDB Update – September 2020

ADFRA – DFRDB Update – September 2020

IntroductionAnother short Update.CDDA ApplicationHerb has still heard nothing regarding his claim.Legal ActionWe have received a Departmental Reply to our Request for Amendment of the DFRDB Act, in which we requested: The amendment of the DFRDB Act;The...

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ADFRA – DFRDB Update – September 2020

ADFRA – DFRDB Update – July 2020

Hi All, This Update although short in itself has reference to our letter to three Federal Government Minister’s, I commend it to you particularly the paper developed over a long period by Herb. I believe this paper clearly sets out our case and justifies the need...

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Ombudsman’s Inquiry into DFRDB Commutation

Ombudsman’s Inquiry into DFRDB Commutation

The Ombudsman’s office today (11th December) released a Media Statement on the outcome of his inquiry into DFRDB Commutation. A copy of that Statement and the Ombudsman's Report is here. Ministerial Statement - Independent Inquiry Report into DFRDB Scheme  The...

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ADFRA’s DFRDB UPDATE – JULY 2019

ADFRA’s DFRDB UPDATE – JULY 2019

The Australian Defence Force Retirees Association (ADFRA) acts on behalf of Defence Force retirees and their military superannuation grievances. DFRDB UPDATE - JULY 2019 Hi All, Most of you will aware that the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s investigation into...

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ADF Retirees Association – DFRDB Update – June 2019

ADF Retirees Association – DFRDB Update – June 2019

The Australian Defence Force Retirees Association (ADFRA) acts on behalf of Defence Force retirees and their military superannuation grievances. Related Article: 50,000 veterans fired up over pension ‘shortfall’ The Australian 28th June 2019 DFRDB UPDATE - JUNE 2019 ”...

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Taxation of DFRDB/MSBS Class A/B Invalidity Benefits Paid by CSC

Opinion – Stop the veterans’ pension rip-off

Veterans who have suffered years of underpayment from their Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme (DFRDB) deserve much better. Many have put their lives on the line in times of conflict, but while the government glorifies troops as it sends them to war,...

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Ombudsman’s Inquiry into DFRDB Commutation

Veterans claim they were lied to about their superannuation

There's anger among some 50,000 Australian veterans who say that after serving their country they were lied to about their compulsory superannuation. Many years after retiring, they're still paying off what they were led to believe was a loan but turned into a...

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OPINION – Now’s the time to fix benefits

OPINION – Now’s the time to fix benefits

The iniquities in military pensions and superannuation payments has been the subject of intense lobbying for some time by those affected. The response from governments of all persuasions has been rejection, justified with obtuse argument prepared by indifferent...

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