Monthly Archives: May 2017

Repatriation Commissioner reappointed

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today announced that Major General Mark Kelly AO DSC had been reappointed as the Repatriation Commissioner for a period of two years. Mr Tehan […]

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Honouring Peacekeepers

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today honoured Australia’s contribution to global peacekeeping efforts on the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers. “Australian men and women have participated in peacekeeping […]

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Long Tan Bursary recipients announced

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today congratulated the 37 students from across Australia who will receive financial support towards their post-secondary education as recipients of a Long Tan Bursary. […]

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A Message from DVA

2017-18 Federal Budget Expanded mental health support for veterans and their families, and medical coverage for veterans of nuclear testing As part of the 2017–18 Federal Budget, the Government has […]

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Honouring the veterans of Milne Bay and Kokoda and the Beachheads

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan is calling for nominations from Australian veterans who served in the Battles of Milne Bay, and Kokoda and the Beachheads to attend the commemorations […]

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2017 Narratives of War Symposium: Generations of War – Call for Papers

Conflict is an ever-present element of the human condition; it fascinates us and it horrifies us. Because it is so central to our existence, cultures and societies study conflict – […]

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2016 Client Satisfaction Survey results support client centric reform

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said the $166.6 million provided in this year’s Budget to implement the first stage of modernising the Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ (DVA) processes and […]

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Supporting Younger Veterans grants program

The Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program aims to support the needs of working aged veterans as they leave the Australian Defence Force and transition back into civilian life. The […]

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4 May 2017 Edition of Navy, Army, and Airforce News OUT NOW!

NAVY – READ ONLINE HERE NAVY NEWS GOES MOBILE: We have launched an official FREE app for viewing current and past editions online. The app is available through iTunes for […]

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Victory in Europe Remembered 72 Years on

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said Australians would reflect on the 72nd anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, which marked the end of the Second World War hostilities in […]

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