Veterans’ Employment Awards Open

The Australian Government continues to honour its promise to ensure that all Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel are ready for the opportunities of post-service life. Helping our former Defence personnel find meaningful post-service careers is one of the best ways we can honour their service and sacrifice. The Government has launched the inaugural Veterans’ Employment…

Grants available to support Younger Veterans

Member for Forde Bert van Manen is encouraging community and ex-service organisations to apply for grants for projects that deliver sustainable services for younger veterans. Mr van Manen said the Supporting Younger Veterans (SYV) grants program recognises the importance of the transition phase for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel as they leave the military. “One…

Veterans Health Week to promote physical activity

Government grants are now available to help fund events organised by local ex-service organisations and community groups in Forde as part of Veterans Health Week (VHW) 2017. Veterans Health Week will run from Saturday October 21 to Sunday October 29. This year’s theme is ‘physical activity’. Federal Member for Forde Bert van Manen said ex-service…