Veterans SA is a South Australian Government agency that provides support to the veteran community and the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs.
The 2021 – 2031 Veterans SA Strategic Outlook was launched in November 2021 following extensive consultation with the South Australian veteran community
There are a number of support centres facilitated by SA Health that are specifically for veterans and their families.
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.
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.
Veterans SA facilitates programs that have been developed to support and provide growth opportunities for the veteran community in South Australia.
A number of state, federal and local government grants are available to veteran organisations for a variety of purposes.
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.
SA organisations share in federal grant funding
Twenty-six South Australian projects are among more than 200 projects nationwide that will share in $5.5 million as part of Federal Government grant funding aimed at helping deliver wellbeing projects and commemorative activities for veterans, defence personnel and their families. [...]
Cowork Coplay delivers for South Australian Defence partners
South Australia’s pilot of the Cowork Coplay program has been heralded a success after delivering outstanding results for participants. The pilot program officially concluded on March 30 at an event that celebrated the successes achieved by those who took part, [...]
Supporting students of Australian Defence Force families
Blair Boyer MP Minister for Education, Training and Skills Geoff Brock MP Minister for Veterans’ Affairs South Australian defence force families will be able to access greater support, following a change in the new enrolment process for public schools. Parents [...]