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Rehabilitation and Compensation - Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRCA)

The Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 provides for a range of benefits, including payments for loss of income, payment of medical and rehabilitation costs and payment of lump sum compensation for permanent impairment suffered as a result of ADF service rendered prior to 1 July 2004.  It also provides compensation to the dependants of current or former Australian Defence Force (ADF) members who die as a result of their service rendered prior to 1 July 2004.

Benefits are available to members and former members of the ADF including reservists, cadets, officers and instructors of cadets and certain persons declared by the Minister to be Commonwealth employees.