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Veterans

Benefits and services

An extensive range of benefits and services are available for eligible veterans, current and former serving members and their families.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

At Ease

Developed to help veterans, ADF personnel, and family members identify the symptoms of not coping. Provides tips, treatment options and resources to help them maintain their mental health and well being.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

On Track with the Right Mix

iPhone, iPod, iPad touch and Android - Keeps track of the number and types of drinks you consume; the amount of money it's costing you and lets you know about the impact the alcohol has on your well-being and fitness levels.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

PTSD Coach Australia

iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - Help you understand and manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. It is not designed as a stand-alone treatment – ideally, it is a tool to use as part of your treatment.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

The Right Mix

Alcohol is just part of the mix in a healthy lifestyle. The Right Mix has helpful information on health and alcohol issues relevant to the veteran community.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

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

Veterans' Affairs - change of address

Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) factsheet explaining what to do when you change your address and what happens to your payments from DVA.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Veterans' health - AIHW

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) assists the Department of Veterans' Affairs in studies investigating the health of veterans. Veterans' health provides information and links to these health studies.

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Wellbeing toolbox

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.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

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