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    Veterans SA Tertiary Scholarship Program

    New initiative supporting veterans and defence partners

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  • Veterans’ Families Day – 15 May 2024

    South Australia has announced an official day of recognition for ADF families.

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  • Upcoming community events

    Veterans SA has a range of community events scheduled for April and May.

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  • Troops of the 2/7th Infantry Battalion in the carriages and on the station platform waiting for the south-bound leave train to start. Shown: NX111740 Private (Pte) R. Chapman (1); Corporal (Cpl) Howsan (2); VX36219 Sergeant (Sgt) A. S. Haynes (3); VX13068 Sgt Congress (4); VX12843 Sgt Reg Saunders (5); VX43127 Pte L. Brodie (6); VX12370 Cpl. J. W. Jones (7); VX59057 Pte A. M. L. McLuckie (8); VX13672 Pte R. Parsons (9): VX55851 Pte Farnell (10); VX556791 Pte C. J. Spence (11); VX44293 Pte R. Wilton (12); VX33134 Pte A. G. Dorecott (13); NX58704 Pte N. Watson (14); Pte Toynton (15); VX16560 Pte W. Kann (16).

    World War Two Commemoration Grants

    To honour the sacrifices and contributions made by South Australians during the war, a new grant offering up to $132,000 in funding is now available.

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  • Discover Home Base SA!

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Veterans SA is a South Australian Government agency that provides support to the veteran community and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs.

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Strategic Outlook

The 2021 – 2031 Veterans SA Strategic Outlook was launched in November 2021 following extensive consultation with the South Australian veteran community

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Support Centres

There are a number of support centres facilitated by SA Health that are specifically for veterans and their families.

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Sharing our stories

Learn more about the veteran community in South Australia and hear the personal stories that demonstrate how those who have served or have military experience are contributing to the wider South Australian community.

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Veterans' Advisory Council

The Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) was established to promote the well-being of South Australian veterans and their families as well as provide advice to the state government about matters concerning the veteran community.

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Programs

Veterans SA facilitates programs that have been developed to support and provide growth opportunities for the veteran community in South Australia.

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Grants Programs

A number of state, federal and local government grants are available to veteran organisations for a variety of purposes.

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We support the veteran community in South Australia

As the lead advocate across the South Australian Government on matters relating to veterans and their families, Veterans SA works with ex-service organisations, civic groups and the wider community to provide support to members of the community when and where it is needed most.

We envisage a strong, vibrant, well-supported and represented veteran community, inclusive of all generations that is understood and acknowledged by all South Australians.

Latest News

SA marks inaugural Veterans’ Families Day

May 2024|

Joe Szakacs MP Minister for Veterans’ Affairs South Australian veteran and defence families are being formally acknowledged today through a nation-first day of recognition for the heroes behind the heroes. Commencing today, Veterans’ Families Day will be officially marked on [...]

A day of remembrance, gratitude and solidarity

May 2024|

As South Australia prepares to mark the inaugural Veterans’ Families Day on May 15, for one Adelaide mother, it will be a day that holds particular significance. Leah Kemp's late husband, Matthew Kemp, was a former Australian Army armourer, who [...]

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