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Financial Assistance on the Purchase of a Motorcycle

Legislative Authority

Veterans' Entitlements (Special Assistance – Motorcycle Purchase) Regulations 2001


Stated Current Purpose/Intent

To assist eligible veterans with the purchase of motorcycles and parts under the VEA.


Current Eligibility Criteria

Those eligible under the scheme are veterans who:

  • receive the special rate of Disability Compensation Payment; or
  • have lost a leg or both arms as a result of war or eligible defence service; or
  • have a war-caused or defence-caused injury or disease which renders one leg or both arms permanently and wholly useless.


Date of Introduction

1 July 2000


Original Purpose/Intent

To provide financial assistance to eligible veterans who purchase a motor cycle for use as his or her personal transportation (whether or not as the driver).