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Federal Budget 2022-23 - Veterans' Information

The 2022-23 Federal Budget includes some welcome spending initiatives for veterans and their families.

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Scholarships to ease military transition.

AFA welcomes education and skills training scholarships for young Australians and veterans in regional areas.

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AFA Remembers Fallen at Last Post Ceremony

The life and service of FLGOFF Edward Rowell was commemorated at the Last Post Ceremony on 30 January.

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RAAF Veteran Awarded US Silver Star

RAAF Vietnam veteran Mac Cottrell has been awarded the prestigious Silver Star by United States.

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Disability Payments Amendments Passed.

Veteran’s Affairs Disability Payments Legislation Amendment Bill passed by both Houses of Parliament on 5 Dec.

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DVA Announces Closure of MyAccount

The Department of Veterans Affairs has advised that MyAccount will be closed on 10 December 2021.

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Jack Bell Commemorative Service

A Commemoration Service for the late Jack Bell, who passed away on 26 November, will be held on 6 December.

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Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation

ADF veterans have been recognised with Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Unit Citation.

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Remembrance Day 2021 - Shrine Information

This year's Remembrance Day service at the Shrine will be open to the public with capacity restrictions.

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New DVA Branch for Veterans

Department of Veterans Affairs establishes new Branch for veterans’ mental health and wellness programs.

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Veterans’ Claims System Overhaul

The Department of Veterans’ Affairs will overhaul its veterans’ claims processing system.

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The ADF Firefighter Scheme has commenced.

A financial and health support scheme for former ADF Firefighters commenced on 20 September 2021.

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AFA Response to Australian Curriculum Review

Recent curriculum review states the ANZAC Legend is to be contested in studies.

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AFA Victoria's statement on the Shrine of Remembrance.

"The Melbourne Shrine of Remembrance is a place for commemoration, not protest."

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The Battle for Australia Commemoration Broadcast

A special broadcast commemorating the role of the RAAF in the Battle for Australia.

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Operation Grain Harvest Assist Launched

Operation Grain Harvest Assist Seeks retired service people to help deliver this year’s bumper grain harvest.

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Air Force 2021: Chief of Air Force Oration

The Chief of Air Force Delivers His Oration Reflecting on Air Force 100 Year History.

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ESOs & Minister Meet on Afghanistan Veterans

Ex-Service Organisations meet with Veterans' Affairs Minister on supporting Afghanistan Veterans.

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Standardised Service Offer for Veterans

DVA and Services Australia provide veterans with a Standardised Service Offer.

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AFA National President Update - June 2021

An Air Force Association national update from the AFA President, Carl Schiller.

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Royal Commission Terms of Reference Response

Read the AFA's submission to the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

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2019 AFA Vic/Vietnam Veterans Bursaries Awardees Announced

Two quality applicants were the recipients of the 2019 AFA Victoria Vietnam Veterans Bursaries.

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Sir Richard Williams Sculpture Nears Completion

A bronze sculpture commemorating RAAF Founding Father, Air Marshal Sir Richard Williams nears completion at Moonta, SA.

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Budget Support for ADF Firefighters

AFA's lengthy lobbying for ADF firefighters who served at RAAF Point Cook Fire Training School from 1957-86 pays off.

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A Gathering of Eagles - Battle of Britain Anniversary

An invitation to the national commemoration of the 81st Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in the RAAF centenary year.

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