Fighter Squadrons Branch

Advocacy Assistance Records

Total of 18 Records

Date Advocacy Type
Advocacy Assistance
Summary Details
Currency Outcome Summary
19 12/08/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisted Ex RAAF non member with submitting hearing loss claims. BC Complete Hearing loss claims accepted by DVA, member received 20% disability payment.
20 12/08/19 General Assistance DM. Assisted elderly member in Nursing Home to find out if his wife will be eligible for War Widows Pension (WWP) and Gold Card on his passing. Member was very stressed that his wife would be worse off after his passing. GH Complete Received advise from DVA that due to his eligible war service and his TPI though blindness, his wife would receive WWP and the Gold card on his passing. Member much relieved and now virtually stress free.
21 12/08/19 General Assistance DM. Assisting ex RAAF non member with his eligibility for F-111 Deseal/Reseal claims for his medical conditions. MD Current
13 10/07/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting Ex RAAF non member submitting Prostrate Cancer claim. (AN) Complete DVA accepted Prostrate Cancer Claim and is paying for all medical treatment
18 10/07/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting non-member with blood cancer notification to DVA. O'CR Current Provided DVA contact details to member as well as assistance obtaining his medical and personal docs.
12 11/06/19 Welfare DL. Assisted recent Widow of Vietnam Veteran with the complexity and volume of paperwork to DVA to sort out pension and entitlements from the deceased’s war service. She was referred to a pensions officer who has been excellent at handling such cases. Seems like all is going satisfactorily. Complete
17 06/06/19 General Assistance DM. Assisting member with Defence rejection of award citations. GC Current Passed up information through NSW Division to National for review
4 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting Veteran with PTSD to enable appropriate claims to be processed and approved expediently. This involved liaison with several ESOs as well as DVA. Also arranged with agencies for interim vouchers and financial assistance with current bills (NB) Complete INCAP payments commenced and back pay completed. Assistance provided by RSL Defence Care for payment of Bills and other sources for voucher assistance over Xmas period
5 10/05/19 Family Assistance DM. Assisting with having a Veteran's family member assessed for a medical condition and sourcing appropriate funding to cover the costs of assessment and ongoing therapy. (NB) Current
6 10/05/19 Friendly Visits DM. Providing regular visits to a 90 year old member for companionship and chats. (JH) On Going
7 10/05/19 Welfare DM. Assisting a member who is concerned about his Government Home Care provider costs for service. Liaised and met with Seniors Rights Services NSW who is looking into his concerns. (JH) Complete All matters now finalised, member received a new therapeutic bed that enables him to get in and out of bed easier, and also received a replacement refrigerator that food can be stored from a better retrievable position.
8 10/05/19 Crisis Assistance DM. Provided a listening ear and assistance to an ex RAAF person suffering depression and who was suicidal. (RJ) Complete 000 was rang and the member inducted to psychiatric ward of local hospital. Member provided with details of mental health assistance and medical cover by DVA. Member is recovered well and continues to do so on reducing therapy sessions
9 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting an Ex RAAF member with submitting F-111 Deseal/Reseal permanent impairment claims. (BC) Current
10 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting and ex RAAF non member with submitting F-111 Deseal/Reseal permanent impairment claims. (AN) Current
11 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting an Ex Federal Police Officer (Non Military) who was a guard at the Maralinga site in the early eighties. He has been awarded a DVA Gold Card. Assisting him with Booking DVA transport to his medical sessions. Also investigating if he is entitled to compensation as he has been diagnosed with cancer. (GS) Complete SA RSL Care advocate has been in contact with him and DVA travel arrangements are being provided. Compensation for cancer is hard to prove it is linked to the Maralinga site.
14 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting ex RAAF non member with F-111 Deseal/Reseal permanent impairment claims. (DR) Current
15 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Assisting member submitting various claims to DVA. (GJ) Current
16 10/05/19 Claims Assistance DM. Providing assistance with ex RAAF non-member to assess whether any further claims can be made to DVA regarding his medical condition. (KSS) Current