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Last updated: 16/04/2019 6:54 PM
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Veterans Advisory Council

The Veterans Advisory Council (VAC) was established in 2014. It provides advice and expertise on veterans matters to the Minister for Veterans Issues, Hon Peter Tinley AM MLA.

Applications to become a member of the Veterans Advisory Council have closed.

For more information about the Veterans Advisory Council contact Stephen Barton on (08) 6381 2322 or

Anzac Day Trust Grants

Anzac Day Trust Grants are available to ex-service organisations to support the welfare of ex-service personnel and their families.

The Anzac Day Trust was established as part of the Anzac Day Act 1960, which stipulates that part proceeds from race meetings and organised sporting events held on Anzac Day would be paid into the Trust fund. 

Each year, the Minister for Veterans invites ex-service organisations to apply for a grant from the Trust. The trustees, appointed under section 10 of the Anzac Day Act 1960, review the applications and make recommendations for funding to the Minister.

Applications for Anzac Day Grants have closed.

For more information, including an application form and guidelines, visit the grants program page.