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Legislation Library

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Last amended 
25 September 2015

In this library

This library lists the Acts and legislative instruments under which the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) provides services and support. The list below is a selection only and is not intended as a complete list of all DVA-related legislation. Legislation is made available via specific links to the ComLaw website, which is the only database of Australian Government legislation that is authoritative for the purposes of legal proceedings.

 

Acts

Anzac Day Act 1995

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006

Australian War Memorial Act 1980

Commonwealth Employees' Compensation Act 1930-1970

Compensation (Commonwealth Government Employees) Act 1971

Compensation (Japanese Internment) Act 2001

Defence Service Homes Act 1918

Military Compensation Act 1994

Military Memorials of National Significance Act 2008

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2004 (MRCA)

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Act 2004

Papua New Guinea (Members of the Forces Benefits) Act 1957

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRCA)

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2007

Veterans’ Entitlements Act 1986 (VEA)

Veterans’ Entitlements (Clarke Review) Act 2004

War Graves Act 1980

 

Regulations

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Regulations 2007

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Regulations 2004

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2004

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Regulations 2002

Veterans' Entitlements (Compensation — Japanese Internment) Regulations 2001

Veterans' Entitlements Regulations 1986

 

Principles

MRCA Treatment Principles

Treatment Principles (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests) 2006

VEA Treatment Principles

Veterans' Affairs (Private Patient Principles Re-Making) Instrument 2014

 

Schemes

Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Act Education and Training Scheme 2004

MRCA Motor Vehicle Compensation Scheme

MRCA Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Repatriation Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme

Vehicle Assistance Scheme

Veterans' Children Education Scheme

Veterans' Vocational Rehabilitation Scheme

 

Instruments/Determinations

Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) Act 2006 (Participants in British Nuclear Tests – Extension of Eligibility) Instrument 2012

Guide to Determining Impairment and Compensation - GARP M (MRCA)

Guide to the Assessment of Rates of Veterans' Pensions - GARP V (VEA)

Guide to the Assessment of the Degree of Permanent Impairment Edition 2.1 (SRCA) (Defence related claims in Part 2)

Veterans' Affairs (Australian Participants in British Nuclear Tests (Treatment) – Claims, Applications and Lodgements Procedures) Determination 2006

Veterans' Affairs (Private Patient Principles Re-Making) Instrument 2014

Veterans' Entitlements (Extension of Non-Liability Health Care for Mental Health Treatment) Determination 2016

Veterans' Entitlements (Treatment Principles - Extension of Non-Liability Health Care for Mental Health Treatment) Amendment Instrument 2016

Veterans’ Affairs (Extended Eligibility for Treatment) Instrument 2015

Veterans' Entitlements (Church and Charitable Developments Fund Exemption) Determination 2016

Veterans' Entitlements (Invalidity Service Pension - Permanent Incapacity for Work) Determination 2013

Veterans’ Entitlements Income (Exempt Lump Sum — Superannuation Co-contribution Amounts) Determination 2016

Veterans' Entitlements (Special Disability Trust - Discretionary Spending) Determination 2017

 

Electronic Lodgement Instruments

  • Military Rehabilitation and Compensation (Electronic Lodgement Approval) Instrument 2016 (PDF 725 KB) (DOC 35 KB)
  • MyService (Electronic Lodgement and Claims Approval) Instrument 2017 (PDF 580 KB) (DOC 31 KB)
  • Veterans' Entitlements (Electronic Lodgement Approval) Instrument (No. 2) 2016 (PDF 730 KB) (DOC 97 KB)