Business Summary
The Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) is an Australian Government agency. We provide support and provide information for: veterans and their dependants Australian Defence Force personnel war widows/widowers Australian participants in British Nuclear Tests in Australia members of the Australian Federal Police, and students, teachers and historians. The services we provide include: pensions and compensation health care rehabilitation counselling services help for servicemen and women returning to civilian life commemorative and community grants home care assistance subsidised loans for housing and other housing-related benefits commemorative activities, and historical information. Our commemorations program promotes understanding of Australia's wartime history and the significance of national events such as Anzac Day, Remembrance Day and Vietnam Veterans' Day.