Provides support to current and former serving members and their families through a range of benefits and payments.
Provides a range of forms that you can download, complete and return. Many of these forms can also be filled in online then printed, signed and returned.
Provides a variety of in-home and community support programmes focused on assisting veterans to continue living independently by supporting their health, well being, and community connection.
Income support pensions are means-tested payments designed to assist with everyday living costs. A range of pensions and compensation payments are available for eligible veterans and their families depending on their circumstances.
Maintains war cemeteries and individual war graves in Australia and the region and maintains national memorials overseas.
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.
Search the register of both government and privately-constructed memorials for Australian service men and women who served in conflict or peacekeeping activities.
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.
Lists Australian Defence Force personnel involved in the Gulf War conflict. It includes all personnel involved in the hostilities and associated operations in the Persian Gulf from August 1990 to September 1991.
Provides rehabilitation assistance to entitled serving and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members, reservists and cadets with rehabilitation plans tailored to suit the individual.
Provides general information about Remembrance Day as well as an outline for ceremonies and education resources and activities.
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.
Provides Veterans' Affairs Portfolio annual reports. Reports are available in PDF format.
Links to the Department's portfolio budget statements.
Provides information about health cards for eligible veterans and former members of Australia's defence force, their widows/widowers and dependants. There are different eligibility requirements for each type of card.
Links to books and online resources published by the Department. Resources are designed for primary and secondary schools.
The transition from a military-focussed lifestyle to civilian life can pose different challenges for some ex-service personnel, their families and friends. The Toolbox offers self-care strategies and tools which are general in nature so anyone can benefit from them.