Monthly Archives: September 2016

Vietnam War commemorative service

The Minister for Veterans Affairs and Defence Personnel, Dan Tehan, today paid tribute to the families of Australia’s service men and women. The War Widows’ Guild and the Partners of […]

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Anniversary of the Battle of Polygon Wood

Australia honours the service and sacrifice of those who fought in the Battle of Polygon Wood on the 99th anniversary today. Almost 6,000 Australians from the Australian Imperial Force 4th and […]

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AIPP Reflections – an important nationwide Anzac Centenary project

In April 2015, the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) launched one of the most ambitious photographic projects ever undertaken in Australia; Reflections: Honouring our World War II Veterans. Drawing […]

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Anzac Centenary Memorial Walk featured in Architecture and Design newsletter.

The Australian story would not be complete without its digger narrative of mateship, egalitarianism and remembrance; a narrative that is upheld today in the multiple events and sites across the […]

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Increase to veteran pension

Veteran pension payments will increase from today. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said pension payments would increase from 20 September 2016 in line with indexation for veterans, their partners, […]

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Government response to Senate Inquiry Report on Mental Health of ADF members and veterans

The Minister for Veterans’ Affairs, Dan Tehan, said the Government would increase mental health support for Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and veterans. The Government Response to the Sentae Inquiry […]

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Addressing mefloquine concerns

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has established a dedicated mefloquine support team for our serving and ex-serving community. In its response to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee Report […]

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Honouring Australian peackeepers

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said the nation honoured the service of more than 30,000 men and women who have participated in peacekeeping operations since 1947 on National Peacekeepers […]

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Bravery comes in many forms. There is the bravery of the men and women who serve in our armed forces who knowingly put their own life at risk in defence […]

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Veterans Health Week 2016

Social Connection is the theme of this year’s Veterans’ Health Week, commencing nationally on Saturday 22 October through to Sunday 30 October, 2016. Veterans’ Health Week is an opportunity for veterans, […]

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