TGB’s military compensation expert Tim White writes about the medical discharge process for Australian Defence Force members.
If you are in the process of a medical discharge from the Australian Defence Force there is a considerable amount of information and documentation, covering a wide range of issues, that you...
TGB partner and defence force lawyer Tim White spoke with ABC Radio Adelaide’s Sonya Feldhoff following this week’s announcement of an independent commissioner into Defence member and veteran suicide.
Tim, who has been fighting for injured Defence force members and veterans for more than 20 years, discussed what...
In a breakthrough for Defence people suffering significant mental illness, Prime Minister Scott Morrison today announced an independent commissioner will be appointed to investigate veteran suicide.
Currently, the suicide rate for ex-servicemen is 18 per cent higher than the broader population and ex-servicewomen are twice...
The much-anticipated Defence ABuse Reparations scheme has just been announced. So what does it mean for current and former Defence personnel? TGB senior associate Brianna Tapscott explains.
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...
Are you an injured Defence veteran?The new Reparations scheme is due to launch in early 2018. Register your details here and we’ll keep you updated.
There are currently more than 300,000 injury claims with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs right now.
This means thousands of current and former Defence men and women...
This case study explores an example of a military member being medically discharged from the Army due to his military caused injuries and discusses what entitlements are available to him as a consequence of that decision. Also covered is an analysis of the relevant legislation and how it will impact individual claims. This case...
INFOGRAPHIC: TGB Partner Tim White has produced this infographic outlining the process for military compensation claims in Australia.
Military Compensation Lawyer Tim White outlines the remedies that are available to those left behind when a current or former ADF member takes their own life as a result of PTSD or another psychological condition induced by their military service.
Having represented a large number of ADF members as a lawyer I am acutely aware...