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  • About Defence and Veterans Legal Service (easy English)

    Published date: 08 July 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    This easy English guide is about the Defence and Veterans Legal Service. It is written in easy English (information written in an easy to read way) making it suitable for people with low literacy or for whom English is not their first language.

  • Military Life Podcast, Episode 129: The Royal Commission and why we need YOU

    Published date: 08 July 2022 | Resource type: Podcast

    A podcast discussing the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide and how partners and families of veterans can get involved.

  • Options for engaging with the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    This fact sheet is about the ways you can share your experience and recommendations with the Royal Commission.

  • Making a submission to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    One way to share your story with the Royal Commission is by making a submission. A submission is a statement to the Royal Commission outlining your experiences and sharing information, ideas and recommendations for change. This resource offers more information about the submission process and tips and ideas for preparing a submission.

  • What are the Royal Commission’s Terms of Reference?

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    The terms of reference directs a Royal Commission on the matters that they are to inquire into. This factsheet explains this Royal Commission’s terms of reference, what is relevant to their inquiry, and how you can use them in a submission

  • What happens after a private session?

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    A private session is a confidential meeting between you and a Commissioner from the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. This fact sheet is about what happens to your information after you share it in a private session.

  • Do you want to name a person or organisation?

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    Do you want to name a person or organisation to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide? This factsheet will help you understand the law and your options if choose to name names in your submission or private session.

  • What happens to my information after the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide ends?

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    This factsheet is about what happens to your information after you make a submission or share it in a private session.

  • Have you been called to be a witness at a public hearing?

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    A witness is a person who will speak about their experience at a public hearing. This factsheet explains what will happen and your rights when you are called to be a witness for the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

  • How am I protected if I receive a notice to produce?

    Published date: 09 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    A notice to produce is a legal document that requires you to give the requested information or documents to the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. This fact sheet is about what it means if you get a notice to produce, and the legal protections it gives you.

  • How am I protected in a private session?

    Published date: 03 June 2022 | Resource type: Fact sheet

    A private session is a confidential meeting between you and a Commissioner from the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide. This fact sheet is about what legal protections a private session gives you.

  • Independent legal support to participate in the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide

    Published date: 24 March 2022 | Resource type: Brochure

    This brochure outlines who we are, what we do and how we can help members of the defence and veteran community safely share their experiences with the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

  • Australian Veteran Centre Expo

    Published date: 14 March 2022 | Resource type: Video

    A recording of Rachael Vincent, A/Senior Solicitor, Defence and Veterans Legal Service and Nicholas Warren, Community Engagement Officer, Defence and Veterans Legal Service explaining the Defence and Veterans Legal Service for the Australian Veteran Centre Expo.