Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

KOREAN VETERANS’ DAY

July 27, 2021

Today marks Korean Veterans’ Day, when we commemorate the more than 17,000 Australians who fought to defend South Korea against invading forces from North Korea and China between 1950 and 1953.

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FEDERAL LABOR ROUNDTABLE WITH LOCAL VETERANS

July 26, 2021

Federal Member for Blair and Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Shayne Neumann held a veteran roundtables in Narangba and Bribie Island today with Queensland Senator Anthony Chisholm and Labor’s candidate for Longman Rebecca Fanning.

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SENATE INQUIRY REVEALS MORRISON GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO LET DOWN VETERANS

July 20, 2021

A Senate Inquiry into Australian Public Service (APS) capability has revealed that a promised boost to Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) staffing will only be temporary and will expire after two years.

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TERMINATION OF NATIONAL COMMISSIONER FOR DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE PREVENTION AN ADMISSION OF F...

July 14, 2021

Media reports of the termination of interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention Dr Bernadette Boss CSC would appear to be a spectacular admission of failure by the Morrison Government.

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SENATE INQUIRY CALLS FOR MORE SUPPORT FOR DFRDB VETERANS

July 03, 2021

Labor has welcomed the recommendation of a Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee Inquiry that more support be provided to veterans who are members of the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) military superannuation scheme.

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SENATE INQUIRY CALLS FOR INCREASE IN TPI PAYMENT

July 03, 2021

Labor has welcomed the recommendation of a Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee Inquiry that the Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) Payment for disabled veterans be increased.

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