Category - Defence Force Members

Righting the wrongs: What the new Defence abuse reparation scheme means for survivors

Defence abuse survivors have renewed hope following the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s announcement of a new reparations scheme. For survivors this new, less restrictive scheme represents a second chance at reparations and recognition for abuse suffered while serving their country, and follows the 2016 closure of the Defence Abuse...

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Defence force members and veterans' renewed hope as cash injection follows promise of new military compensation claims scheme in 2018

Defence veterans disheartened by the constant struggle that is the military compensation claims process have received a glimmer of hope on two fronts. The Federal Government today committed an extra $31 million to help veterans struggling with mental health issues. This announcement follows that by Defence Minister Marise Payne...

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