Key web pages and entry points for the Department of Veterans' Affairs
Links to the Department of Veterans' Affairs education page which has a range of resource material for schools and links to other educational resources.
Department of Veterans' Affairs page which includes a full list of educational resources published by the department and the Australian War Memorial.
The Department of Veterans' Affairs health program exists to promote, improve and maintain the health, wellbeing and independence of the veteran community.
Provides dates, details and contacts for health weeks and events.
A range of support is available to help eligible veterans and widows live independently in their homes.
Department of Veterans' Affairs site provides helpful information on health and lifestyle issues and ailments that are common in the veteran community and who to contact for further help.
The Office of Australian War Graves (OAWG): acts as the agent of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) in the Australian region; commemorates Australian war dead for conflicts other than the world wars; commemorates veterans who die post-war of causes related to the conflict; and establishes and maintains official Australian memorials overseas.
Overseas Memorial Search is the Office of Australian War Graves (OAWG) register of both government and privately-constructed memorials for Australian service men and women who served in conflict or peacekeeping activities.
A range of pensions are available depending on your circumstances. Pensions available through the Department of Veterans' Affairs include: Disability pension; Service pension; War widows pension and orphans pension; Income support supplement; Special Rate Disability Pension (MRCA) and Age pension.
The Preliminary Gulf War Nominal Roll, prepared by the Department of Veterans' Affairs in Canberra, lists Australian Defence Force personnel involved in that conflict. It includes all personnel involved in the hostilities and associated operations in the Persian Gulf from August 1990 to September 1991.
Information about prostate cancer produced by the Department of Veterans' Affairs to assist with understanding some of the complex issues and management options for men.
iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - A tool to be used to assist people learn about and manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Remembrance Day - general information as well as an outline for ceremonies and education resources and activities.
Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service provides counselling and group programs to Australian veterans and peacekeepers and their families. It is a specialised, free and confidential Australia-wide service. Call 1800 011 046 to arrange an interview.
Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) factsheet explaining what to do when you change your address and what happens to your payments from DVA.
http://factsheets.dva.gov.au/factsheets/documents/IS78 Change of Address.htm
Index page for the Veterans' Affairs Portfolio annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format.
Links to the Department's Portfolio Budget Statements 2013-14.
Information about the three types of repatriation health and pharmaceutical cards issued by DVA for eligible veterans and dependants.
The transition from a military-focussed lifestyle to civilian life can pose different challenges over a number of years for some ex-service personnel, their families and friends. The self-care strategies and tools offered via the Wellbeing Toolbox are general in nature so anyone can benefit from them.
Rehabilitation is designed to assist you if you are injured or become ill as a result of your service. If your injury or illness can be linked to your ADF service and a claim for liability has been accepted, the Department of Veterans' Affairs may provide rehabilitation services.