Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel

80 YEARS SINCE ALLIED CAMPAIGNS IN GREECE AND CRETE

April 06, 2021

Today marks 80 years since Australian forces took part in Allied efforts to defend Greece and Crete during the Second World War.

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VETERANS NEED A ROYAL COMMISSION, NOT RHETORIC

April 04, 2021

Defence Minister Dutton’s vague comments in support of a “standing” Royal Commission are welcome, belated, but lacking any substantive detail.

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100 YEARS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE

March 31, 2021

Today marks 100 years of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).

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LABOR ANNOUNCES SENATE INQUIRIES INTO THE TPI PENSION AND DFRDB SUPERANNUATION SCHEME

March 22, 2021

Labor has established new Senate 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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VETERAN FAMILIES DESERVE ROYAL COMMISSION

March 22, 2021

Labor welcomed the Senate passing a motion last week that questioned the suitability of Scott Morrison’s planned National Commissioner for veteran suicide.

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SHAYNE NEUMANN HOLDS ROUNDTABLE WITH LOCAL VETERANS

February 12, 2021

Federal Member for Blair and Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Defence Personnel Shayne Neumann held a roundtable in Ipswich today with local veterans and veteran advocates to hear their concerns

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