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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Why the ‘lifestyle rating’ is critical to Defence force members and veterans’ military compensation claims

Defence veterans risk so much for their country. When they are injured while serving and suffer a permanent impairment, one of the biggest tolls they pay is that on their lifestyle. Relationships, recreation, mobility and employment prospects are all affected by injury, but how do you put a value on that when making a compensation...

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