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Submission to Senate Committee – Military Invalidity Payments Means Testing Legislation

The Social Services and Other Legislation Amendment (Military Invalidity Payments Means Testing) Bill 2024 provides some clarity in the way in which DFRDB and MSBS Invalidity Benefits affected by the Douglas case are assessed by Centrelink and DVA for income support purposes. DFWA made a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee regarding the proposed amendments.

Gordon Legal Commence Investigation – Possible Class Action

On 13 February 2024, Gordon Legal which had been following the case for some time issued a Media Release indicating a potential Class Action against DVA and invited DVA cardholder to register interest in participating. Please note, DFWA does not provide legal advice and is not recommending any veteran participate in any investigation or class action. Individuals should consider their options and seek independent legal advice.