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Media Release - VA0XX

06 Feb 2013

The Departments of Defence and Veterans Affairs have come together to pledge closer cooperation and improved support services for current and former ADF members, with a new Memorandum of Understanding signed in Canberra yesterday. Minister for Defence Science and Personnel and Minister for Veterans Affairs, Warren Snowdon, yesterday joined the Minister for Defence, Stephen Smith, Chief of the Defence Force, General David Hurley and the Secretaries of the Department of Defence, Dennis Richardson and the Department of Veterans Affairs, Ian Campbell, at the signing of the MOU for the Cooperative Delivery of Care and Support to Eligible Persons. Having the various systems and processes that support and care for ADF members, and their dependants, as a single continuum, Veterans Affairs and Defence are able to ensure that the delivery of care and support remains effective and adapts to individuals changing needs, Mr Snowdon said.

6 February 2013

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