DVA E-News March/April 2021 Edition

22 Apr 2021

Welcome to the March/April 2021 edition of e-news, which includes snapshots of articles that you’ll find on the Latest News for Veterans page on the DVA website.

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Royal Commission Government announces Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

Vale HRH The Duke of Edinburgh A message from DVA Secretary Liz Cosson AM CSC

Anzac Day Commemorating Anzac Day in 2021 ‘Just Ask’ Resources to commemorate Anzac Day

Other news Open day for South Australian wellbeing centre Pensions and allowances rise Education Allowance rate increase Governor-General thanks veteran families New coin honours Indigenous military personnel

COVID-19 How the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out affects you COVID-19 hotline for veteran community Concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine

Health and wellbeing #Check5 and other difficult conversations Kookaburra Kids Connect goes international Heart Health Program provides more than exercise Access to temporary telehealth services extended Active Choices: a new physical activity program Veteran-founded organisation delivers first assistance dog

Transition New support service for veteran employment

Features DSH Insurance responds to recent floods A homage to HMAS Bataan

Commemorations RAAF celebrates its centenary 50th anniversary of Operation Overlord, Vietnam 80th anniversary of Allied campaigns in Greece and Crete Voices from the past

ESO News The Vietnam Requiem – 50 years on