Last amended 
6 April 2020


Welcome to the new CLIK system. As a result of legislative requirements, CLIK is now available only here on this website. This is the only up to date version of CLIK, and supersedes all previously distributed versions.

Important notices

Please take note that the website has changed its name and address to All references to (including links to legislative instruments) will be changed to reflect this. However, the changes will take some time. Thank you for your patience.

The History section has been removed, as it is superseded by the ANZAC Portal website.

About CLIK

The Consolidated Library of Information and Knowledge (CLIK) contains legislative, policy, and reference material used by DVA staff in providing service to the clients of the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

It is prepared by DVA from internal policy and material sourced from other agencies such as legislation and legislative instruments from the Federal Register of Legislation, which is the authorised whole-of-government website for Commonwealth legislation, and related documents including the Statements of Principles which are prepared by the Repatriation Medical Authority.

The CLIK website is organised into the following sections:

  • Legislation Library

    The Legislation Library contains links to relevant legislation provided on the website, such as Acts, including the Veterans' Entitlement Act (VEA), the Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA), and the Safety, Rehabilitation, & Compensation Act (SRCA), and legislative instruments. This library also contains the Service Eligibility Assistant, which is a consolidation of information concerning Australian Defence Force service categories, used in determining eligibility for benefits under the legislation administered by DVA.

  • Compensation & Support Policy Library

    The Compensation and Support Policy Library is the formal policy guide for VEA Income Support and VEA Compensation.

  • Compensation & Support Reference Library

    The Compensation and Support Reference Library includes:

    • Departmental Instructions;
    • Commission Guidelines;
    • Advisories;
    • the Overpayment Management Manual;
    • the Deeming Exemptions Register; and
    • the Payment Rates.
  • Rehabilitation Library

    The Rehabilitation Library is the resource and guide for rehabilitation policy, process, and practice in DVA.

  • Military Compensation Information Library

    The Military Compensation MRCA Info Library includes the MRCA Policy Manual and the Actuary Tables used for Age Adjusting Lump Sum Payments.

    The Military Compensation SRCA Info Library includes SRCA policy and procedural handbooks, and also the policies and procedures for processing F-111 Deseal/Reseal claims.

  • Health Policy

    The Health Policy Library contains policy information related to health eligibility and treatment issues.

  • SOPs Information

    The SOPs information includes Statements Of Principles and a range of related policy material.

  • Reports & Studies

    The Reports and Studies Library contains links for research purposes to reports and studies relating to DVA and Defence matters.