Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

MINISTER AGAIN FAILS TO RULE OUT POLICIES THAT WILL HURT VETERANS

July 18, 2020

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester has once again failed to rule out key recommendations from the Productivity Commission that have caused enormous concern among veterans and their families.

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ONE YEAR ON AND STILL NO GOVERNMENT RESPONSE TO PRODUCTIVITY COMMISSION REPORT ON VETERAN SUPPORT

July 04, 2020

Labor has condemned the Morrison Government for failing to provide a formal response to the Productivity Commission’s (PC) report A Better Way to Support Veterans within 12 months.

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MORRISON GOVERNMENT’S REFUSAL TO AWARD SHEEAN POSTHUMOUS VC IS A FARCE

June 10, 2020

The Morrison Government’s stubborn refusal to award Teddy Sheean a posthumous Victoria Cross (VC) has become a total farce.

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GOVERNMENT BREAKS ITS PROMISE TO CUT VETERANS’ CLAIMS WAITING TIMES BUT CUTS DVA STAFF

October 24, 2019

The Morrison Government is failing to deliver on its election commitment to cut waiting times for claims through the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) and streamline processes through the new MyService system.

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GOVERNMENT SPENDS MILLIONS TO PROCURE NOTHING

October 24, 2019

The Morrison Government’s cavalier attitude to spending taxpayers’ money has been on full display during Senate Estimates.

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GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO BREAK THE VETERAN TREATMENT CYCLE

September 28, 2019

Labor is calling on the Morrison Government to not go ahead with planned changes to allied health referrals for veterans, which are due to start on 1 October 2019.

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