Vietnam Veterans’ Day and anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today encouraged Australians to pause and reflect on the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served in the Vietnam War, as […]

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Anzac Portal brings Australia’s war history to life

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Mr Dan Tehan today encouraged Australians to visit The Anzac Portal website after a recent renovation. The Anzac Portal website at http://www.anzacportal.dva.gov.au/ aims to promote awareness […]

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Department of Veterans Affairs E – News

  The Department of Veterans’ Affairs has just published the latest edition of their E-news. Inside this edition you will find information on the following topics: Supporting younger Veterans grants […]

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Reflections – Honoring our World War 2 veterans

The Australian War Memorial has become the proud custodian of 6,500 contemporary photographic portraits of Second World War veterans; on the 72nd anniversary of the declaration of Victory in the […]

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Vietnam Veterans Day

Vietnam Veterans Day is commemorated on 18 August every year. The day was originally known as Long Tan Day, chosen to commemorate the men of D Company, 6RAR who fought […]

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Victory in the Pacific Day

Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan today encouraged Australians to pause and reflect on the 72nd anniversary of Victory in the Pacific Day, marking the end of the Second World […]

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Ministerial statement on veterans and their families

I ask leave of the House to give the first annual Ministerial Statement on Veterans and Their Families. As the Prime Minister has said, in these centenary years of Anzac, […]

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August VAC Key Outcomes

A Veterans’ Advisory Council (VAC) meeting was held on Thursday, 10 August, 2017, in the Combined Mess at Torrens Parade Ground. The Chair of the VAC, AVM Brent Espeland AM, […]

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Walk for a Veteran with Post Traumatic Stress

On Saturday, 29 July, 2017 the second ‘Walk for a Veteran with post-traumatic stress’ was held along the Adelaide Coastline.  This year the walk covered a distance of 41 kilometres, […]

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Veterans Health Week August Update

This year Veterans’ Health Week (VWH) will be held from 21 to 29 October. This year the theme and many of the events are based around Physical Activity. VHW is […]

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