Port Stephens Veterans Network is able to help with any claim with the Department of Veterans’Affairs (DVA) for service related injuries or illnesses or War Widow pension applications.
Before your appointment with a Pension Officer takes place it would be helpful if you could assemble the following documentation prior to your appointment;
Identification documents (birth certificate, passport, etc – 100 point check)
Service Records: These are classified into two categories, Personal Records and Health Records and can be obtained here. http://www.defence.gov.au/Records/
war widows – marriage certificate
Other useful documentation
Defence Community Health Website and General Practitioners
Memorandum of Understanding between designated Ex Service Organisations regarding the establishment and maintenance of the Port Stephens Veterans Network