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DVA – Report into Veterans’ Claims now Public

DVA – Report into Veterans’ Claims now Public

A key report into the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (DVA) claims processing system has today been made public. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Keogh said the report found 37 initiatives which would improve the department’s processes, reducing the wait times for...

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ALP Government’s Defence Ministry

ALP Government’s Defence Ministry

  Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has unveiled his new ministry, appointing new leads for the defence and defence industry portfolios.  Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has been named as the new minister for defence, succeeding Peter Dutton in the...

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Federal Court Hearing: DFRDB Commutation  – 11 May 2022

Federal Court Hearing: DFRDB Commutation – 11 May 2022

If you watched today's (11th of May) hearing of Clinton McKenzie's Federal Court matter, you should be proud of how he presented his (our) case.  His oral submission was well researched, polished and unemotional. From the feedback I have seen so far, some found...

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ADFRA – Reminder: Federal Court Hearing Wednesday at 10.15 am

ADFRA – DFRDB Update May 2022

Federal Court Hearing – 11 May 2022A reminder that the hearing of Clinton McKenzie’s Federal Court matter has been set downfor Wednesday, 11 May 2022, at 10:15 am (EST).The hearing will be live-streamed, and we will email the link as soon as it is made availableto the...

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DVA e-news – March–April 2022

DVA e-news – March–April 2022

Welcome to the latest edition of e-news, which includes snapshots of articles that you’ll find on the Latest News for Veterans page on the DVA website. News Australians gather around the the world for Anzac DayFirst ‘DVA Services’ videos launchedThe...

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Budget 2022-23 released, Defence strategy unveiled

Budget 2022-23 released, Defence strategy unveiled

A multi-billion-dollar investment in new national cyber and intelligence capabilities are among a range of measures outlined in the Commonwealth government’s pre-election Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has handed down the 2022-23 Budget, announcing Project REDSPICE...

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ADFRA – Reminder: Federal Court Hearing Wednesday at 10.15 am

ADFRA DFRDB Court Hearing Update

Hi All, It looks like the case management hearing in Clinton McKenzie’s Federal Court matter will go ahead at 0930 Sydney time on Friday 11 March 22.   If it does, the hearing should appear on the Court’s NSW Daily List on late Thursday...

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