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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 [...]

Funding boost to power AFL-first veteran program

Mar 2024|Media Release|

Geoff Brock MP Minister for Veterans Affairs The State Government has teamed up with the Port Adelaide Football Club to support an AFL-first program helping South Australian veterans to discover a new sense of purpose and community connection post-service. Port [...]

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