DVA E-News March/April 2021 Edition

Welcome to the March/April 2021 edition of e-news, which includes snapshots of articles that you’ll find on the Latest News for Veterans page on the DVA website.

And if you have a few minutes, we would be grateful if you could complete our survey on Vetaffairs and DVA e-news.

Royal CommissionGovernment announces Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

Vale HRH The Duke of EdinburghA message from DVA Secretary Liz Cosson AM CSC

Anzac DayCommemorating Anzac Day in 2021‘Just Ask’Resources to commemorate Anzac Day

Other newsOpen day for South Australian wellbeing centrePensions and allowances riseEducation Allowance rate increaseGovernor-General thanks veteran familiesNew coin honours Indigenous military personnel

COVID-19How the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out affects youCOVID-19 hotline for veteran communityConcerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine

Health and wellbeing#Check5 and other difficult conversationsKookaburra Kids Connect goes internationalHeart Health Program provides more than exerciseAccess to temporary telehealth services extendedActive Choices: a new physical activity programVeteran-founded organisation delivers first assistance dog

TransitionNew support service for veteran employment

FeaturesDSH Insurance responds to recent floodsA homage to HMAS Bataan

CommemorationsRAAF celebrates its centenary50th anniversary of Operation Overlord, Vietnam80th anniversary of Allied campaigns in Greece and CreteVoices from the past

ESO NewsThe Vietnam Requiem – 50 years on