Navigating the DVA claims process with support from our dedicated Compensation Advocates for the most beneficial outcomes.
Navigating the DVA claims process can be confusing, time consuming and stressful.
Let our dedicated staff guide you through the process and ensure you get the most beneficial outcome.
Understanding the DVA claims process can be confusing, time-consuming and stressful. Our experts can guide you through the process and help you get the most beneficial outcome. Our advocacy assistance is free and can be done online, in person and over the phone.
Whether you just need advice to complete your application, or you don’t know where to start, our trained staff and volunteers can help. Our Advocates will establish the details of your claim, do much of the research, and help you complete and lodge your paperwork. And while your claim is being determined, they will keep in touch with you, providing updates and reassurance.
The Claims Process
There are several critical steps in the DVA claims process, and it may therefore take some time for a decision to be made. We’ve outlined a typical DVA claims process below, however depending on the claim, this process may change.
RSL Tasmania’s Advocates will support you through the entire process, explaining what is required and ensuring you are kept informed every step of the way.
If your DVA claim is unsuccessful, our expert Advocates can assist with an appeal to the Veterans’ Review Board (VRB) or the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
Our team can guide you through the appeals process and help you get the most beneficial outcome. Our advocacy assistance is free and can be done online, in person or over the phone.
The assistance you’ll receive from an RSL Advocate may include:
- qualified advice and assistance
- research into your entitlements
- review of your claim paperwork for any errors or omissions
- help in gathering additional evidence
- support through the VRB and AAT hearings.