Being medically discharged from the Australian Defence Force seems to be occurring with increased frequency. I speak with current and former defence force members on a weekly basis who have been medically discharged for a large array of injuries. Most often this is due to serious physical injuries but very frequently a psychological...
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...
In order for a Commonwealth employee to be covered by the relevant compensation scheme it is not absolutely necessary that the injury or disease you have suffered occur during work hours or at your usual workplace, writes TGB Partner Tim White.