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Federal grants program backs SA projects

Jun 2024|News|

Fourteen South Australian councils, schools, community and ex-service organisations have been selected to receive funding through the Federal Government’s ongoing Saluting Their Service Commemorative Grants Program. In this round, 91 projects from around the country will each receive a share [...]

Valued veterans program expanded in South Australia

May 2024|News|

Veterans SA has teamed up with Military and Emergency Service Health Australia (MESHA), to deliver a program of workshops designed to equip veterans and Australian Defence Force (ADF) partners with the tools for success – both personally and professionally. Beginning [...]

SA marks inaugural Veterans’ Families Day

May 2024|Media Release|

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|News|

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 [...]

Nation-first day of recognition for ADF families

May 2024|Media Release|

Joe Szakacs MP Minister for Veterans’ Affairs South Australia will become the first Australian state to formally acknowledge current and former Australian Defence Force (ADF) families and the contributions and personal sacrifices they make, with the introduction of an annual [...]

Cowork Coplay program success in 2024

Apr 2024|News|

The South Australian Government supported the Cowork Coplay program for a second consecutive year, this time backed by a $30,000 sponsorship through Veterans SA. The innovative six-week program supports partners of current- and former-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel to [...]

Veterans SA grant to boost AFL-first veteran program

Mar 2024|News|

The Port Adelaide Australian Defence Force (ADF) Veterans Program is back for another year and Veterans SA has announced a $240,000 grant  to support the continuation and expansion of the program over the next four years. The South Australian Government [...]

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