Message from Royal Commission Chair

Message from Royal Commission Chair

A message to everyone in the Defence and Veteran communities. My name is Nick Kaldas and I am the Chair of the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. I am writing to you to let you know who we are at the Royal Commission and what we hope to achieve as we...
Media Release: Minister for Defence

Media Release: Minister for Defence

National Day of Commemoration Consultation On 11 July 2021, I confirmed that after twenty years, all Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel had departed Afghanistan, bringing our nation’s longest war to a close.  A national day of Commemoration will now be...
Cocktail Party Postponed

Cocktail Party Postponed

We were really looking forward to our annual Cocktail Party on 1st October. Unfortunately, due to the uncertainties created by ongoing outbreaks of COVID we have decided to postpone this event until next year. At this stage a new date has not been confirmed, however...
CWT Black Tie Dinner Friday 19th March 2021

CWT Black Tie Dinner Friday 19th March 2021

Attended by more than 300 people this event was a huge success, raising more than $100K which will allow the Trustees to continue and develop veterans’ and family support initiatives.  Thanks to everyone who supported the event.
Support Services following IGADF Report

Support Services following IGADF Report

With the release of the findings of the IGADF Afghanistan Inquiry being released, we encourage anyone feeling concern or anxiety to contact Open Arms at https://www.openarms.gov.au or one of the other support services outlined in this video from DVA. Sometimes just a...