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Media Release - VA002

11 Jan 2013

Forty years ago today, Australias involvement in the Vietnam War ended with then Governor-General, Sir Paul Hasluck, proclaiming the cessation of hostilities after more than a decade of fighting. We especially remember the sacrifice of more than 500 Australians who died in Vietnam and the more than 3,000 who were wounded and many more who continued to suffer the effects of the conflict long after coming home. A range of support services are available through the Australian Government including a service founded with the support of Vietnam veterans - the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS).

Date: 
11 January 2013

Click here to view the full article which appeared in Family Matters