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Darwin Veterans’ and Families’ Hub Construction Underway

Darwin Veterans’ and Families’ Hub Construction Underway

Construction has commenced on a permanent home for the Darwin Veterans’ and Families’ Hub to help support the 10,000 veterans and families in the Northern Territory. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Matt Keogh said the Australian Government’s $5 million commitment to...

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Darwin Veterans’ and Families’ Hub Construction Underway

Funding Boost for Veteran Wellbeing

The Australian Government has today committed $55 million to better support the wellbeing of Australian Veterans. This commitment consists of $22 million in funding to provide psychiatric assistance dogs to veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)...

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Darwin Veterans’ and Families’ Hub Construction Underway

$70.6 Million to Help Veterans Stay Healthy at Home

The Government has today committed to ensuring veterans and veteran families have theservices they deserve, committing an additional $70.6 million in funding over four years toincrease Veterans’ Home Care fees for domestic assistance and personal care...

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Parliamentary Last Post Ceremony

Parliamentary Last Post Ceremony

Yesterday, the newly elected members of Parliament attended the Last Post Ceremony which commemorated Private Joseph John Dale, who lost his life while serving Australia in the First World War. Wreaths were laid by the family of Private Joseph John Dale, as well as...

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Darwin Veterans’ and Families’ Hub Construction Underway

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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