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LATEST NEWS:

Some gains for Legacy in the Federal Budget


May, 2012
On 8 May, the Federal Government delivered the 2012-2013 Federal Budget. Legacy has prepared a summary document of those aspects relating to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) that impact on Legacy beneficiaries.
Click here to read the summary document.

PREVIOUS SUBMISSIONS:

Legacy's support for the Submission by the ADSO


15 April, 2011
Legacy's contribution to the Inquiry by the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee into the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill.
Click here to read the submission.

DFRDB Inquiry


15 April, 2011
Factual brief on the Administration of the Defence Force retirement and death benefit (DFRDB) spouses entitlement by the DFRDB Authority.
Click here to read the brief.

The submission by Legatee J. A. Treadwell to the Inquiry by the Senate Finance and Public Administration Committee into the Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Amendment (Fair Indexation) Bill.
Click here to read the Submission.

Legacy Supports Submission (ADSO) 15 April 2011

Media Release - Coalition will oppose VEA offseting changes


18 August, 2011
Please see below a media release from the Shadow Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and the Shadow Minister Assisting the Leader of the Opposition on the Centenary of ANZAC, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, regarding the Coalition’s plans to amend the Veterans’ Entitlements Amendment Bill 2011 to remove proposed changes to compensation offsetting provisions.
Click here to read the media release

Click here to read Legacy's Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Veterans' Entitlements Amendment Bill, 2011.

Review of Military Compensation Arrangements


June, 2011
In June 2011 Legacy responded to an invitation to contribute to the Review of Military Compensation Arrangements initiated by the Commonwealth Government.
Legacy’s formal submission was provided via letter to the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs dated 23 June 2011. The submission concentrates on the policy issues affecting death claims, the principal concern of Legacy welfare staff.

Click here to read the full text of the submission.

2011 Legacy Wish List


October, 2010
In October 2010 Legacy finalised a major submission the Commonwealth Government - the “2011 Legacy Wish”.
It seeks the Government’s consideration of a number of issues that affect the most needy in the ex-service community.
Legacy’s submission was provided via a letter to the Minister for Veterans’ Affairs dated 12 October 2010.

Click here to read the full text of the submission.

Legacy Submission to PC Inquiry - Caring for Older Australians


August, 2010
In August 2010 Legacy finalised a submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Productivity Commission.
This submission covers the issues which are of importance to Legacy Australia as a significant consumer group representing its constituents.
Legacy’s submission was provided via a letter dated 10 August 2010 from Legacy Australia Council.

Click here to read the full text of the submission.

Pharmaceuticals costs review


June, 2010
In June 2010 Legacy finalised a submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Pharmaceutical Costs review.
This submission is concerned with the apparent lack of consideration for war widows and orphans in the Paper provided for consultation.
Legacy’s submission was provided via a letter dated 8 June 2010 from Legacy Australia Council to the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Review Team.

Click here to read the full text of the submission.

Ex Service Advocacy and Welfare Services


November, 2009
In November 2009 Legacy finalised a submission to the Commonwealth Government’s Review of Ex Service Advocacy and Welfare Services.
The submission outlines Legacy’s role in the veteran community and provides comment on Government funding and training support as well as the associated administrative processes.
Legacy’s submission was provided via a letter from Legacy Australia Council to the Review Team dated 30 November 2009.

Click here to read the full text of the submission.

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