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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 DFRDB Court Hearing Update

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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For Information: Closing of MyAccount on 10 December 2021

For Information: Closing of MyAccount on 10 December 2021

As you know we have been working towards closing MyAccount for the last 12 months or so.  We can now advise that we will be closing MyAccount on 10 December 2021.P04330-MyAccount-changes-for-ESO-factsheet-v2_150dpiDownload We have prepared the attached factsheet...

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DVA e-news – March–April 2022

Veteran Wellbeing Centre Network Expanding to South East Qld

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Andrew Gee today announced the Veteran Wellbeing Centre network is set to grow, with the opening of expressions of interest for a new centre in South East Queensland. Minister Gee encouraged ex-service and community...

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JOIN IN AND ‘GET MOVING’ DURING VETERANS’ HEALTH WEEK

JOIN IN AND ‘GET MOVING’ DURING VETERANS’ HEALTH WEEK

More than 720 events that focus on veteran wellbeing will kick off across Australia on 16 October as part of our country’s largest Veterans’ Health Week to date. The Australian Government has provided a record $540,000 funding for Veterans’ Health Week activities that...

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Media Statement: Veteran Suicide – Time for Reflection

Media Statement: Veteran Suicide – Time for Reflection

The Defence Force Welfare Association (DFWA) welcomes the release of the fourthAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) Report on suicide amongmembers of the ADF and Veteran communities. It is timely. In speaking on behalf of DFWA, its National President, Mr...

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