Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

LABOR TO OPPOSE NATIONAL COMMISSIONER FOR DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE PREVENTION

December 01, 2020

Labor will oppose the Morrison Government’s National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention legislation in the Senate, following a decision taken by the Caucus today.

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

November 11, 2020

Remembrance Day has come to signify a moment where, as a nation, we pause collectively to reflect on past conflicts.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT FAILS TO MEET ITS COMMITMENT TO CUT VETERAN CLAIMS WAIT TIMES

October 29, 2020

The Morrison Government is failing to deliver on its commitment to cut waiting times for processing veterans’ claims through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), as veterans continue to experience long delays in receiving entitlements.

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MORE MORRISON GOVERNMENT DELAYS AND DENIALS FOR TPI VETERANS

October 29, 2020

Senate Estimates has revealed the Morrison Government will delay and deny vital support for disadvantaged Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) veterans for several years as part of its response to a review of the TPI Payment.

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LATEST VETERAN SUICIDE FIGURES SHOW WE NEED A ROYAL COMMISSION

October 09, 2020

The latest Australian Institute of Health and Welfare figures on defence and veteran suicides show we are failing our veterans and we urgently need a Royal Commission into this terrible scourge.

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VETERANS LEFT OUT AND LEFT BEHIND BY FEDERAL BUDGET

October 07, 2020

The Federal Budget does not do enough to support our ex-service men and women, and leaves too many veterans behind.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST