A Statement of Principle (SOP) is critical to determining if your military compensation claim will be accepted or not.
The applicable SOP sets the threshold you have to meet for your injury to be accepted as being military caused. There is often more than one SOP that could apply to your particular injury. Each SOP has different...
If you disagree with a decision made by the DVA you are certainly entitled to dispute the decision. The process involved with disputing the decision depends which legislation your claim has been made under.
Dispute Process – Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA)
If your injury has arisen out of service...
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...
Barry Heffernan is on a mission. A mission to save lives.
Barry, a retired war veteran and doting grandfather, runs the William Kibby V.C. Veterans’ Shed, a place “for anyone who’s ever pulled on a uniform” where they can get help if they have suffered abuse while serving their country.
Barry and his...
TGB Military Compensation lawyer, Tim White, says the psychological impact of war on veterans deserves greater recognition from the Commonwealth government.
Mr White represents many South Australian former defence force members who have been diagnosed with illnesses such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depressive disorders...