Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

BUDGET ESTIMATES REVEALS THE MORRISON GOVERNMENT IS STILL LETTING DOWN VETERANS

June 04, 2021

Senate Budget Estimates has revealed that despite more funding and staff for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) in this year’s Budget, veterans continue to experience long wait times and a huge backlog of compensation claims under the Morrison Government.

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VETERANS CALL FOR ROYAL COMMISSION TO HEAR THEIR VOICES

May 18, 2021

Veterans and families have today called on the Morrison Government to ensure they are at the centre of the Royal Commission into veteran suicide.

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BUDGET AN ADMISSION OF GOVERNMENT FAILURE IN VETERANS’ AFFAIRS

May 12, 2021

This Federal Budget looks like another case of marketing, mismanagement and missed opportunities when it comes to Veterans’ Affairs under this Liberal-National government.

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VETERANS ENCOURAGED TO HAVE THEIR SAY ON SENATE INQUIRIES INTO TPI AND DFRDB SERVICE PENSIONS

May 05, 2021

Veterans are being encouraged to provide input to two parliamentary inquiries into the Totally and Permanently Incapacitated (TPI) veteran pension and the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) military superannuation scheme.

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NORTHERN NSW VETERANS VENT THEIR ANGER OVER CUTS TO VETERAN SERVICES IN THE REGION

April 29, 2021

Veterans and advocates in Northern NSW today outlined issues facing returned service people at roundtables with Labor’s Shadow Minister for Veterans Affairs.

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THOUSANDS OF VETERANS SLEEPING ROUGH

April 29, 2021

It’s a national shame that so many people who have risked their lives for our country are homeless.

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WE'LL PUT PEOPLE FIRST