Monthly Archives: April 2018

Memorial to welcome RF-111C aircraft into National Collection

The Australian War Memorial can confirm a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) RF-111C aircraft currently at the South Australian Aviation Museum will be transferred to the Memorial’s collection.  Aircraft A8‑134 […]

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EXPANDING SERVICES FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AUSTRALIA POST

A program to improve easy access to general information about mental health services, counselling, rehabilitation, and transition and support services for veterans and their families has been launched in Mount […]

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Anzac Day 2018

Anzac Day is held annually on April 25 and includes commemorations across the country at dedicated war memorials and RSL sub-branches. RSL SA/NT is responsible for the delivery of Anzac […]

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ADF Senior Leadership Appointments

Joint Media Release – Prime Minister, Minister for Defence, Minister for Defence Industry, Minister for Defence Personnel – ADF Senior Leadership Appointments 16 April 2018 The Government will recommend to […]

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Putting veterans and their families first – new study to improve advocacy services

A MAJOR study to improve advocacy services for veterans and their families has commenced under the leadership of the former Chair of the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce, Mr Robert Cornall AO. Minister […]

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Message from the Secretary of DVA, Mr Simon Lewis PSM

The Prime Minister has announced that I will be retiring from the Australian Public Service on Friday 18 May 2018. I have been honoured to have served as the Secretary […]

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Opening of Partnership Hub

At 12 noon, Friday, 20 April 2018 the Premier of South Australia, the Hon Steven Marshall MP will officially open the Partnership Hub at The Jamie Larcombe Centre. An initiative […]

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Anzac Day Commemoration Fund – Applications Closing Soon

The South Australian Government is offering grants to assist and support educational and commemorative activities to honour Australia’s war and service history. The Anzac Day Commemoration Fund is now open […]

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Australian Veteran Respite Programs

Australian Veteran Respite Programs is an initiative created from the original “Robe to Recovery” model established by the community of Robe in 2015. A simple concept that provides opportunity for […]

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Chairman’s Corner

I assumed the role of Acting Chairman of the Veterans’ Advisory Council (VAC) in October 2017, following the short illness and passing of AVM Brent Espeland AM. It was a […]

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