How to engage with the Royal Commission.

You can take action and get involved with the Royal Commission in a variety of ways. Participate in one of the following:

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engage with the royal commission

Now is the time to do what needs to be done - your experience can help bring about the changes that are needed to support Veterans now and into the future. Visit the official Royal Commission website and provide your submission.

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What help is available?

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the royal commission

For immediate help in a Crisis support & National Legal Advice Service.

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meet the commissioners

More about the Commission and Commissioners.

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frequently asked questions

For General Enquiries, Submissions & Hearings.

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terms of reference

The Letters Patent set out the Royal Commissioners’ terms of reference.

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Resources for Veterans.

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RSL QUEENSLAND

Complete wrap around support services for Veterans including DVA claims and appeals, crisis support, housing, education, employment, scholarships, events and more.

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RSL QUEENSLAND ADVOCACY

Advocacy Assistance including DVA Claims & Appeals.

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REDSIX

Daily check in and support for Veterans including suicide risk intervention.

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PTSD RESURRECTED

REBOOT Trauma Recover Course & Resources.

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FRONTLINE YOGA

Free Yoga for Veterans and Frontline Professionals (in person & online).

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DISASTER RELIEF AUSTRALIA

Uniting the skills and experience of military Veterans with emergency services specialists to rapidly deploy disaster relief teams in Australia and around the world in the wake of natural disasters.

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YOUNG VETERANS

Young Veterans Community Hub

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DEFENCE MEMBER & FAMILY SUPPORT

Government support for current serving Defence Members and Families.

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If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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RSL DEFENCE CARE

Advocacy Assistance including DVA Claims & Appeals.

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RSL DEFENCE CARE

Crisis Support including accomodation and financial assistance.

There are currently no resources listed here. Please check back for updates.

If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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RSL Queensland homelessness

Homelessness & Crisis Accomodation Support.

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Young Veteran Support Services - Currumbin RSL

The Currumbin Young Veteran Support Services (YVSS) program is the first of its kind for any RSL in south east Queensland. The program offers social, education and employment opportunities for young Veterans.

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Go 2 Health - Brisbane

Specialised medical support for Veterans and their Families

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Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia - QLD Branch

Support for Veterans and their Families including emergency accomodation.

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PAWS FOR HOPE AND UNDERSTANDING

Task Trained Service Dogs for Veterans regardless of diagnosis.

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ADVOCACY FOR VETERANS

Advocacy support for DVA claims and appeals.

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MATES 4 MATES

Community Events for Veterans and Families.

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If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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HAWTHORN RSL

Veteran Community & Services - Hawthorn RSL.

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RINGWOOD RSL

Support Services - Ringwood RSL.

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If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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Resources for Families.

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RSL QUEENSLAND

Complete wrap around support services for Families including crisis support, education, employment, scholarships, housing, events and more.

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OPEN ARMS

Veteran and Families Counselling.

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DEPT OF DEFENCE

Government support for current serving Defence Members and Families.

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DEPT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS (DVA)

Pensions, education schemes and payments to support eligible family members of Veterans.

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LEGACY

Support for the families of ADF men and women who have lost their lives or their health as a result of their service.

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DEFENCE FAMILIES OF AUSTRALIA

Advocacy and Information for Defence Families.

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Mental Health Support Services.

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WAR WIDOWS AUSTRALIA

Support and Advocacy for all War Widows from all conflicts.

There are currently no resources listed here. Please check back for updates.

If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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YOUNG VETERAN SUPPORT SERVICES - CURRUMBIN RSL

Providing social, health and wellbeing opportunities for young Veterans and their families.

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GO 2 HEALTH - BRISBANE

Specialised medical support for Veterans and their Families.

There are currently no resources listed here. Please check back for updates.

If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

There are currently no resources listed here. Please check back for updates.

If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

There are currently no resources listed here. Please check back for updates.

If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

There are currently no resources listed here. Please check back for updates.

If you would like to provide a suggestion or recommendation, please do not hesitate to reach out and let us know.

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Mental Fitness Resources.

Voice of a veteran podcast

Voice Of A Veteran and this Podcast were launched by Heston Russell, a Special Forces Veteran, in order to provide a platform to discuss those conversations that many have been hiding from.

Building better humans project

Inspiration, tips and advice to help you conquer your life, one day at a time. Glenn Azar is a former soldier, boxer and Helicopter Evacuation Medic who now runs an adventure business called Adventure Professionals.

A bit of optimism with Simon Sinek

What is the best way to navigate the world of diversity, equity and inclusion? Chole Valdary’s point of view is different from the norm. The founder of the Theory of Enchantment believes the best way for us to come together is to first find love within ourselves. And the results are…enchanting. This is … A Bit of Optimism.

Dare to lead with Brené Brown

Brené’s newest podcast is based on her book, Dare to Lead, which debuted at #1 on the New York Times, and Wall Street Journal bestseller lists, and has become the ultimate courage-building playbook for leaders at every level.

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AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF SPORT

Sports Nutrition Advice & Resources.

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FRONTLINE YOGA

Free Yoga for Veterans and Frontline Professionals.

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