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Defence retention bonus proves a big hit

Defence retention bonus proves a big hit

Minister for Defence Personnel Matt Keogh has confirmed that the Albanese government’s program of retention bonuses for Australian Defence Force personnel is working to help retain skilled personnel. Approximately 85 per cent of eligible personnel have accepted the...

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A Christmas Message – Padre Gary Stone OAM

A Christmas Message – Padre Gary Stone OAM

Dear friends ,  May peace in your hearts and may you and your families experience love and joy and hope over this Christmas season.  Life in our veterans community has seen many positive highlights in the year past , with many more veterans getting involved in helping...

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Royal Commission Defence & Veterans’ Suicide – Newsletter Edition 24 – 13 December 2024

A Call for Urgent Action by Royal Commissioner Nick Kaldis

The gravity of the military veteran crisis has been underscored by the chair of the royal commission into veteran suicides, Commissioner Nick Kaldas, who has urgently called for immediate action. Recent figures, unveiled by the Australian Institute of Health and...

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Veterans Protection Act – Proposal

Veterans Protection Act – Proposal

This proposal has been intiated by Heston Russell and is distrubted for consideration by our Australian Defence Family of current and past serving veterans, their dependant and wider families, friends and supporters. The last few years have seen a turning point in our...

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