The Spring edition of Vetaffairs is now available online. This issue is full of recent DVA and veteran news, as well as useful health and wellbeing information and tips.
The full Spring issue of Vetaffairs is available online for download here – http://www.dva.gov.au/about-dva/publications/vetaffairs/vol-31-no3-spring-2015
Some of the stories covered in this issue include:
Mothers in the MEAO
The deployment of Australian female service personnel to areas of conflict is a relatively recent occurrence. Around 3000 women were deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO) between 2001 and 2009.
Pensions and allowances rise
Veterans’ pensions were increased from 20 September 2015 following the latest round of indexation adjustments.
News from the Minister
Newly appointed Minister for Veterans' Affairs, The Hon. Stuart Robert MP, outlines six priorities for veterans’ affairs over the next 12 months.