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The Boys Case – Date of Clinical Onset Gone Wrong!

A March 2022 decision of the Federal Court – Boys v Repatriation Commission – found that the date of clinical onset of cervical spondylosis was the date the veteran had the x-ray that was used to diagnose the illness. This is contrary to DVA policy and existing law regarding clinical onset and diagnosis. Why did it go wrong?

DFWA National Newsletter March 2022

National Newsletter – March 2022

In this edition: Budget 2022 • Fair Indexation of Defence Force Superannuation Pensions • Veteran Families Study • Public Trustee • Senator Kitching • Mefloquine and Tafenoquine • Update on Taxation of DFRDB and Military Super Invalidity Benefits • Royal Commission Update