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The Defence Force Welfare Association is an independent voice for Australian Defence Force members, veterans, and their families.
We advocate to government on matters affecting the welfare of this group of Australians, including:
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Dear DFWA members and supporters, You will be aware of the continuing call for a Royal Commission into veteran suicide. This goes back several years, originating from a call for the establishment of a Royal Commission into DVA in 2015/16. Since that time there has been many studies and reviews into DVA, its workings and…
The ATO has released a roadmap for implementing a streamlined process to amend tax assessments for the 2020 and earlier years, of those veterans affected by the Federal Court decision. The changes may affect up to 16 thousand injured veterans.
ATO has released details of a streamlined process to identify veterans affected by the Federal Court decision that Class A and B Invalidity Benefits from DFRDB and MSBS which commenced on or after 20 Sep 2007 may have been incorrectly taxed.