Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM NATIONAL COMMISSIONER FOR DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE PREVENTION

October 01, 2020

Labor broadly welcomes the Morrison Government’s appointment of an interim National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention, and the release of the Terms of Reference for a review of past defence and veteran suicides.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT HAS BROKEN ITS PROMISE TO RELEASE VETERAN PENSION REVIEW

September 17, 2020

The Morrison Government is failing to deliver on an election commitment to release a review of the Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) veterans’ pension.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT MUST RELEASE TOTALLY AND PERMANENTLY INCAPACITATED VETERANS’ PENSION REVIEW

September 06, 2020

The Morrison Government has failed to respond to a review of the Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) veterans’ pension it has buried for 18 months.

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LEGACY WEEK 2020

August 31, 2020

This week is Legacy Week 2020, the annual national appeal that raises awareness and funds to support the families of Australian veterans.

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MALAYA AND BORNEO VETERANS' DAY

August 31, 2020

Today, 31 August, marks Malaya and Borneo Veterans' Day, when we remember and pay tribute to our personnel who served in the Malayan Emergency (1948–1960), and the Indonesian Confrontation (1962–1966).

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VIETNAM VETERANS’ DAY 2020

August 17, 2020

On Vietnam Veterans’ Day - 18 August - when we remember and pay tribute to the brave men and women who fought in the Vietnam War and the Battle of Long Tan

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