BAYSIDE COMMUNITY INFORMATION DIRECTORY

Department of Veterans' Affairs

Phone: 133 254; 1800 555 254

Fax: 02 9213 7853

Location: Tower B, 280 Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Mail: GP Box 9998, Sydney NSW 2001

Email:

Web: www.dva.gov.au

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Description: The Department of Veteransí Affairs (DVA) is an Australian Government agency. DVA provide support and 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 DVA 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.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm

Referral: Self

Disability Access: Yes (Surry Hills office accessible, home visits can be arranged, country visits also arranged)

Area Served: NSW

Facilities Note: Through programs and commemorations DVA educates the general community about the contribution veterans have made to Australia

Keywords: Veterans; People with a Disability; Carers; Assessment and Referral Services; Social Clubs and Groups; Government Financial Assistance; Family Support; Transport Concessions; ATSI; Defence Forces; Scholarships and Study Allowances

Alternative Names: DVA

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