Category: Announcement

Jan 12 2017

DFWA Statement – War Widows / Asset Testing

Richard Usher, President, Defence Force Welfare Association (WA Branch) Inc You may have read reports in the media about some widows claiming to have lost their War Widows pension because of recent changes to the assets test. Those reports are inaccurate. The facts are that the War Widows pension is not means tested and is …

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Jan 10 2017

Kampong Australia

Kampong Australia Mathew Radcliffe The Royal Australian Air Force base at Butterworth was Australia’s largest and most enduring overseas military garrison in post-war Southeast Asia. Home to the majority of Australian air power for over three decades, Butterworth was also home to a vibrant Australian community. From 1955 until 1988, spanning the end of the …

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Oct 20 2016

Health Care HSV109

Click on the link to download and read the latest non-liability health care bulletin: Non-Liability Health Care HSV09 Fact Sheet   ——————————————————–  

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Sep 07 2016

Veterans Suicides Inquiry

From: News.com A Senate committee will investigate high suicide rates among Australian veterans The inquiry instigated by independent senator Jacqui Lambie, along with other crossbenchers on Thursday, will also look at the performance of the Department of Veterans Affairs. Senator Lambie, a former soldier, has alleged corruption and incompetence by the government department. Readers seeking …

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Aug 01 2016

DFRB Petitions

PLEASE PRINT OUT AND SIGN THESE PETITIONS AND THEN SHARE TO YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES Click to download the petitions here: Lower House Petition.docx Senate Petition.docx The two attached petitions have been returned from the Petitions Committees and are ready for distribution. What we desperately need is for everyone to come on board and …

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May 30 2016

RED ALERT

DVA has been alerted by a Veterans’ Home Care agency of a scam currently targeting veterans and war widows. Apparently some clients have been telephoned and informed that a number of accounts for previous visits to their doctor, for blood tests or for various ther providers, are not being covered by the Department. Allegedly, many …

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May 30 2016

ANZAC March Appeal

ANZAC DAY CENOTAPH

I called up Mr Dick Payne OAM, a delightful Digger over 90 years old, to ask his permission to publish his letter decrying the decision to stop our ANZAC Diggers marching past the Cenotaph in Sydney’s Martin Place forever. Dick served in North Africa and then returned home to fight in New Guinea against the …

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Feb 21 2016

ADF Goes Halal

Media Statement Date: 18.2.16 Halal certification money from Army – must not fund the 190 Australian terrorist supporters being watched by ASIO: Lambie JLN Independent Tasmanian Senator Jacqui Lambie has called on the Liberal Government to give a guarantee that Halal certification money raised by the sale of food to our defence forces – has …

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Feb 06 2016

DFRB News

By: Graham Anderson OAM JP, National Secretary, Vietnam Veterans’ Association of Australia Inc Sign the Petition….click here We have the opportunity to have some questions raised on DFRB/DFRDB during a Senate Committee meeting in early February but the lack of support we have received for our Change.Org petition is most disappointing.  We started the petition on …

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Jan 04 2016

Nth Vietnam Aussie Pensioners?

North Vienam Soldiers Receiving Australina Pensions?

It appears that our government is paying North Vietnamese Army veterans Australian war pensions! HEADLINE: North Vietnamese soldiers receiving Australian war pensions Re: ‘From “The Battle After the War” Ambrose Crowe pp173/4: “In August 1997, it was revealed that, of the 725 allied soldiers resident in Australia and receiving pensions for service during the Vietnam …

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