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Resources for Veterans
Here is a list of support services and information for veterans and their families:
Wellbeing and Advocacy
Geelong Veterans Family Welfare Centre has fully trained volunteers, who provide compensation, advocacy, wellbeing and welfare advice to all serving and ex-service members of the ADF, war widows and their families. Phone (03) 9960 3600 or (03) 5222 6003 for an appointment. The centre is located at the Geelong R&SL in Belmont.
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Department of Veterans Affairs
The Australian Government website for the Department of Veterans Affairs has all the information and resources which support those who serve or have served in defence of our nation, and their families.
The RSL Victoria Website has all the latest updates and events for veterans and their families, and provides further resources for veteran support in the state of Victoria.
Open Arms is a crisis support service for veterans and their families, providing counseling, self help tools, programs and other mental health services.
Phone 1800 011 046
Australian War Memorial
The Australian War memorial website acts as a shrine, a museum and provides great resources/archives for research on Australia's war efforts throughout its history.
Department of Defence
The Australian Government Department for Defence provides all of the latest news and opportunities across the ADF and includes a hub for ADF members and their families.
National Archives of Australia
The Australian National Archives allows access to Australia's historical records including those resources that provide information on former service men and women as well as Australia's war history.
National Vietnam Veterans Museum
The National Vietnam Veterans Museum is an independent Australian museum dedicated to the heritage and legacy of Vietnam veterans.
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