Veterans' Affairs (part of the Defence Portfolio)
The forum will: - be a link between ex-service organisations (ESOs), providers and the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) in the dissemination of information on health, aged and community care issues and mental and social health policy; - provide information on the current and future aged care needs of veterans and war widow/ers and other members of the ex-service and defence community including carers; - be a conduit for developing and proposing better practice residential and community care arrangements for the ex-service community; - influence future policy directions regarding ageing for the ex-service community; - monitor developments in the aged care industry and the aged care needs of the ex-service community, including access to residential care; and - consider how DVA better supports people at home with community support.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non-statutory advisory structure

  • Established By / Under

    Principal Body / Management Board / Senior Executive Officer

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    C. Secondary non-statutory structure

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Cnr of Bunda and Genge Streets
    Canberra City ACT 2601

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