Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)




The Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) is an Australian Government agency. We provide support and information for:

• veterans and their dependants

• Australian Defence Force personnel

• war widows/widowers

• members of the Australian Federal Police, and

• students, teachers and historians.

The services we provide include:

• pensions and compensation

• health care

• rehabilitation

• counselling services

• help for servicemen and women returning to civilian life

• commemorative and community grants

• home care assistance

• subsidised loans for housing and other housing-related benefits

• commemorative activities, and

• historical information.

General enquiries (8am-5pm, Mon-Fri)

Telephone: 133 254

Regional callers: 1800 555 254

International callers: 61 2 6289 1133

To contact DVA by mail, please address your correspondence to:

Department of Veterans' Affairs

GPO box 9998

In your capital city

Alternatively, you may wish to contact individual DVA or VAN offices, the details of which can be found on the following pages:
• DVA offices
• VAN offices


Warning: please note that if you choose to use this email facility your e-mail to us may not be secure. Please do not use this link to send DVA personal information, and DVA will be unable to send any personal information via this link.

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