DFISA ceased 1 January 2022. This information is for historical reference only. was legislated and paid under the Veterans' Entitlements Act (VEA) 1986. was always paid by the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

The recovery of DFISA overpayments were no different to any other payment made under the VEA.

Overpayments arising from other VEA payments or from social security payments may have been recovered from DFISA. There is one exception to this arrangement.