Business Summary
The Department of Veterans' Affairs delivers government programs for war veterans, members of the Australian Defence Force, members of the Australian Federal Police and their dependants.
About Us

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
  • students, teachers and historians

What We Do

The services we provide include:

Commemorations, Memorials & War Graves
One of the DVAs key role is acknowledging & commemorating the services & sacrifice of all those who served Australia & its allies in wars, conflicts & peace operations. Our commemorations program promotes understanding of Australia's wartime history & the significance of national events such as Anzac Day, Remembrance Day & Vietnam Veterans' Day.