The Defence Force Welfare Association frequently offers solutions, recommendations, and comment to policy and decision making forums.
You can read our submissions here
DVA conducted a review of its dental program, in response to concerns about whether or not the program met current clients’ needs, and its capacity to meet future needs. DFWA made a submission to the review. View or download the submission here.
Submission to Attorney-General: Review of Bills Establishing the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention
The Association has presented its submission to the Attorney-General Task Force reviewing the bills to establish the National Commissioner for Defence and Veteran Suicide Prevention.
The Association has presented its submission to the Defence Force Remuneration Tribunal on the 2020 WRA.
The Productivity Commission Inquiry Report – A Better Way to Support Veterans was sent to the Government on 27 June 2019 and publicly released on 04 July 2019. DFWA has reviewed the report and has made comments against each recommendation.
The Productivity Commission released its draft inquiry report – A Better Way to Support Veterans in December 2018. DFWA reviewed the draft report and provided comment to the Productivity Commission.
Submission to Senate FADT Committee: Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) Bill 2019
DFWA made a submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislative Committee regarding the Veterans’ Recognition (Putting Veterans and Their Families First) Bill 2019.
Submission to Parliamentary Joint Committee FADT Inquiry: Use of Mefloquine and Tefenoquine in the ADF
DFWA made a submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence, and Trade inquiry into the use of mefloquine and tefenoquine in the Australian Defence Force.