Department of Veterans’ Affairs Information

There is a vast amount of information on the DVA website, below are links
to some of the most used.
Ambulance Services
A letter from the Minister regarding the subject matter along with a copy of DVA Fact Sheet HSV 120 – Ambulance Services provided by DVA at pages 3, 4 and 5. All self explanatory and if there are any queries, please contact DVA (133 254 for urban dwellers, 1800 555 254 for the country cousins or email to (
Building Excellence in Support and Training (BEST)
Information from the DVA website on the various function of BEST – see also information below on TIP,
Coordinated Veterans Care
The Coordinated Veterans’ Care (CVC) Program is a positive step to improve the wellbeing and quality of care for chronically ill Gold Card holders.
DVA Main Homepage
Link to the main DVA Homepage.
Education Links
Links to – Australian Women in the Vietnam War  (1962–1973)
Australia and the Vietnam War
Ex-Service Organisations
This section contains information about how DVA works with ex-service organisations to assist the veteran community.
Fact Sheets
Information on all things DVA – Adobe Acrobat Reader required.
Online forms that can be printed, completed and forwarded – Adobe Acrobat Reader required.
Home Front
HomeFront is a Department of Veterans’ Affairs program designed to prevent falls and accidents in the home.

Lump Sum Payments
You may be able to access lump sum payments, depending on your particular circumstances.
Pension Information
Link to ‘You and Your Pension’. Benefits, rights and obligations for income support pensioners including service pensioners, social security age pensioners (paid by DVA), and war widows and widowers who receive the income support supplement.
Statements Of Principles Alphabetical Listing
Link to the Statements of Principles.
Story Writing and Arts Competition (SWAC)
Story Writing and Arts Competition, details and links to rules and entry forms.
The Touchbase website has information and links that can help you in civilian life, from jobs and finances to health and well-being.
VAN Offices
Veterans Affairs Network offices in Victoria.
DVA Newsletter.
Wellbeing Toolbox
A resource for veterans and former serving members and their families.


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