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Veterans' payments and services

Benefits and payments

Provides support to current and former serving members and their families through a range of benefits and payments.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Income support

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.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Defence Service Homes

Provides housing benefits to eligible veterans, ADF personnel and their dependants such as subsidised housing loans, home support loans and associated insurances. Also provides practical tips, hints and maintenance ideas for home owners.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Responsible for programs that fulfil Australia's obligations to war veterans and their dependants.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Forms – Department of Veterans' Affairs

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.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Home and care

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.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Rehabilitation

Provides rehabilitation assistance to entitled serving and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members, reservists and cadets with rehabilitation plans tailored to suit the individual.

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' health cards

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.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

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