Category: Press releases

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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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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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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