About us

About us

The NSW Government is committed to ensuring our veterans, past and present, are honoured with dignity and respect.

The Office for Veterans Affairs (OVA) manages state programs commemorating and assisting veterans in collaboration with all NSW government agencies, the Commonwealth and community stakeholders.

OVA's work is focussed on: 



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The Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) delivers federal government programs for war veterans, members of the Australian Defence Force, the Australian Federal Police and their dependents under Commonwealth legislation including: Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986; Defence Service Homes Act 1918; Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004; Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988; and the War Graves Act.

Contact DVA by calling 1800 555 254 or email GeneralEnquiries@dva.gov.au