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Department of Veterans' Affairs
Portfolio

Annual report prepared under section 46 of the PGPA Act.
Additional annual report requirement
No

Section 35 of the PGPA Act applies
Yes
Section 35(3) of the PGPA Act applies
Yes

Outcome #1: Maintain and enhance the financial wellbeing and self-sufficiency of eligible persons and their dependants through access to income support, compensation, and other support services, including advice and information about entitlements.
# Program Body Contribution
1.1 Veterans' Income Support and Allowances Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.1 Veterans' Income Support and Allowances Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver veterans' income support and allowances To deliver means-tested income support pensions and other allowances to eligible veterans and dependants under the Veterans' Entitlements Act 1986. Income support provides a regular means-tested payment for eligible veterans and their dependants with limited means.

1.2 Veterans' Disability Support Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.2 Veterans' Disability Support Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver veterans' disability support This program provides compensation in the form of disability compensation payments and ancillary benefits to eligible veterans for the tangible effects of war or defence service

1.3 Assistance to Defence Widow/ers and Dependants Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.3 Assistance to Defence Widow/ers and Dependants Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver assistance to Defence widow/ers and their dependants The war widow/ers pension is part of a compensation package provided in recognition of the special circumstances and to compensate a widowed partner of a veteran, where there was a connection between the veteran's death and service. Eligible children are also provided with financial support

1.4 Assistance and Other Compensation for Veterans and Dependants Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver assistance and other compensation for veterans and dependants This program delivers other allowances and assistance to eligible veterans and dependants under the VEA and related legislation, including home insurance, funeral benefits, prisoner of war ex gratia payments, and payments on behalf of Commonwealth and allied countries. Assistance is also provided to the ex-service community via Building Excellence in Support and Training grants and the Advocacy Training and Development Program

1.4 Assistance and Other Compensation for Veterans and Dependants Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.5 Veterans' Children Education Scheme Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.5 Veterans' Children Education Scheme Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver the Veterans' Children Education Scheme and the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme Under the Veterans' Children Education Scheme and the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme, education allowances are paid to eligible children of ADF members who have died or been severely injured as a result of service. The schemes provide financial assistance, student support services, guidance and counselling for eligible students undertaking primary, secondary and tertiary full-time study within Australia

1.6 Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts - Income Support and Compensation Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.6 Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts Payments - Income Support and Compensation Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver income support and compensation under DRCA and MRCA This program provides compensation to eligible veterans and dependants under the DRCA, the MRCA and related legislation. The DRCA (and MRCA for injuries since 1 July 2004) provides coverage for injured ADF members to support their return to health, work and independence. There is also compensation for eligible dependants, and MRCA health care and other ancillary benefits

1.7 Adjustment to the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts Liability Provision - Income Support and Compensation Department of Veterans' Affairs
1.7 Adjustment to the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts Liability Provision - Income Support and Compensation Department of Veterans' Affairs
# Program Body Contribution
1.1.77 1.1.7 - Component 7 (Parental Leave Pay) Department of Social Services

Outcome 1 contributes to the linked programs above by the provision of services and payments on behalf of entities listed.

1.6 Program 1.6 - Student Payments Department of Social Services

Outcome 1 contributes to the linked programs above by the provision of services and payments on behalf of entities listed.

1.1 Program 1.1 - Services to the Community - Social Security and Welfare Services Australia

Outcome 1 contributes to the linked programs above by the provision of services and payments on behalf of entities listed.

Outcome #2: Maintain and enhance the physical wellbeing and quality of life of eligible persons and their dependants through health and other care services that promote early intervention, prevention and treatment, including advice and information about health service entitlements.
# Program Body Contribution
2.1 General Medical Consultations and Services Department of Veterans' Affairs

Provide general medical consultations and services DVA has arrangements in place with medical and allied health practitioners in both the public and private sectors to deliver a comprehensive range of services throughout Australia, provided in hospitals, in providers' rooms and in the homes of veterans and families. To ensure that eligible veterans and dependants are able to access necessary services, DVA will either pay for travel to the nearest service provider or pay a provider to travel to other locations to provide services to eligible veterans and dependants

2.1 General Medical Consultations and Services Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.2 Veterans' Hospital Services Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.2 Veterans' Hospital Services Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Provide access to veterans' hospital services This program provides access to inpatient and outpatient hospital services for eligible veterans through arrangements with private hospitals, day procedure centres and mental health hospitals, as well as all public hospitals operated by the state and territory governments

2.3 Veterans' Pharmaceuticals Benefits Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Provide access to veterans' pharmaceutical benefits The Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme provides clients with access to a comprehensive range of pharmaceuticals and wound dressings for the treatment of their health care needs, including items available to the broader Australian community under the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

2.3 Veterans' Pharmaceutical Benefits Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.4 Veterans' Community Care and Support Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Provide access to veterans' community care and support DVA manages community support and residential aged care programs for clients, including the Veterans' Home Care program and the Community Nursing program, which aim to support people to remain independent in their homes and improve their quality of life and health. This program also provides subsidies and supplements for DVA clients living in residential care facilities

2.4 Veterans' Community Care and Support Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.5 Veterans' Counselling and Other Health Services Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Provide veterans' counselling and other health services This program provides a wide range of mental and allied health care services, including counselling and referral services for veterans and families. The program also supports eligible veterans and families with funding for aids and appliances, and travel for treatment

2.5 Veterans' Counselling and Other Health Services Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.6 Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts - Health and Other Care Services Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.6 Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts - Health and Other Care Services Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Provide access to health, rehabilitation and other care services under DRCA and MRCA DVA arranges for the provision of rehabilitation, medical and other related services under the DRCA, the MRCA and related legislation. The services include payment for medical treatment, rehabilitation services, attendant care and household services

2.7 Adjustment to the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts Liability Provision - Health and Other Care Services Department of Veterans' Affairs
2.7 Adjustment to the Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Acts Liability Provision - Health and Other Care Services Department of Veterans' Affairs
# Program Body Contribution
2.3 Health Workforce Department of Health and Aged Care

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

4.1 Medical Benefits Department of Health and Aged Care

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

4.3 Pharmaceutical Benefits Department of Health and Aged Care

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

4.6 Dental Services Department of Health and Aged Care

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

5.3 Immunisation Department of Health and Aged Care

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

6.2 Aged Care Services Department of Health and Aged Care

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

1.9 National Partnership Payments to the States Department of the Treasury

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

1.1 Program 1.1 - Services to the Community - Social Security and Welfare Services Australia

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

1.2 Program 1.2 - Services to the Community - Health Services Australia

DVA works closely with other Commonwealth entities to ensure that health and community programs for veterans align with the mainstream health system, and to realise effective delivery of health and community services to the veteran community.

Outcome #3: Acknowledgement and commemoration of those who served Australia and its allies in wars, conflicts and peace operations through promoting recognition of service and sacrifice, preservation of Australia's wartime heritage, and official commemorations.
# Program Body Contribution
3.1 War Graves Department of Veterans' Affairs
3.1 War Graves Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Provide and maintain war graves This program acknowledges and commemorates veterans' service and sacrifice, and promotes an increased understanding of Australia's wartime history. To meet the Australian Government's commitment, the Office of Australian War Graves cares for and maintains official commemorations and sites of collective official commemoration to the standards set by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

3.2 Commemorative Activities Department of Veterans' Affairs

- Deliver commemorative activities Commemorative activities are delivered to enable the community to better understand, acknowledge and commemorate the service and sacrifice of the men and women who have served Australia in wars, conflicts and peace operations

3.2 Commemorative Activities Department of Veterans' Affairs