Review of Veterans Legislation

The Victorian Government has committed to review the Veterans Act 2005 and other relevant Victorian legislation in response to the Veterans Sector Study Report 2015. The aim of the review is to ensure it continues to meet the needs of Victoria's veteran community.

The review will be coordinated by the Veterans Branch of the Department of Premier and Cabinet.

You can download a copy of the discussion paper below:

Public Consultation Forum

Public consultation will be conducted in July and August, providing stakeholders with an opportunity to have input into the review via either a written submission or by attending a forum.

A Public Consultation Forum will be held on Tuesday 1 August 2017.

RSVP's should be directed to or by contacting Ms Emily Doran on (03) 9651 2023 no later than Tuesday 25 July 2017.


Written submission can be sent to or hard copy to:

Veterans Legislation Review
Veterans Branch
Department of Premier and Cabinet
Level 8, 1 Macarthur Street
Melbourne VIC 3000.

The closing date for written submissions is Friday 11 August 2017.

Should you wish to discuss the review, please contact Mr Mark Longmuir, Senior Policy Officer, Veterans Branch on (03) 9651 2636 or email to arrange a meeting before Friday 28 July 2017.

Last updated on Wednesday, 12 July 2017