Monthly Archives: September 2018

Research Participants Needed – Charles Darwin University Study

The Australian Contemporary Veteran:  A Study of Australian Defence Force veteran subjectivity post-discharge The Project:  The focus of this study is: ADF contemporary veterans.  Contemporary veterans are veterans who have […]

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Media Release – Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

VETERAN PENSIONS SET TO INCREASE VETERAN pension payments have increased in line with the biannual indexation process. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Darren Chester said this Government is working hard to […]

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Media Release – Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

FUNDING FOR NATIONAL EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS MORE than $138,000 in funding will be shared amongst national ex-service organisations to assist them in improving their service delivery to veterans. Minister for Veterans’ […]

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VVCS is changing to Open Arms

As of October 2018, the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) is rebranding and operating as Open Arms, with the tagline veterans and families counselling. This new brand is […]

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Veterans’ Advisory Council Meeting Outcomes

A Veterans’ Advisory Council (VAC) meeting was held on Thursday 23 August 2018. The VAC received a briefing from Associate Professor Jaklin Eliott, University of Adelaide, School of Public Health […]

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Chairman’s Corner – Brigadier Laurie Lewis AM

CENTENARY OF ARMISTICE The final event for this year on 11 November is shaping up to be a fitting remembrance of 11 November 1918 when the guns fell silent on […]

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Media Release – Minister for Veterans’ Affairs

EX-SERVICE ORGANISATIONS RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST MORE than $3.8 million in funding will be provided to veteran organisations providing essential advice, advocacy and welfare services for veterans, serving members and their […]

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South Australian State Government Budget Media Release – Premier Steven Marshall MP – Driving Defence Jobs

The state government has released key initiatives as part of the 2018-19 State Budget relating directly to the veteran community. The Marshall Liberal Government is investing to drive defence jobs, […]

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South Australian Government Budget Media Release – Premier Steven Marshall MP – Department of Premier and Cabinet Changes Mark New Priorities

The state government has released key initiatives as part of the 2018-19 State Budget relating directly to the veteran community. Two key new agencies will be funded and a renewed […]

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Media Release – Legacy Week 20178

Legacy Week 2018 A week to support the spouses and children of deceased or seriously injured veterans. For close to a century, Australian veterans have honoured the pledge made by […]

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