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Proposed new entity to support the wellbeing of Defence members and veterans

  • Consultation paper
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A consultation process is now open to inform a proposed new entity to follow the Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide.

Organisations that support or represent the serving and ex-serving Australian Defence Force community and their families are encouraged to have a say on what the new entity could be and what it could achieve.

Feedback closes at 11:59 pm AEDT Wednesday, 20 December 2023. Late feedback will not be accepted.

Respond to this consultation paper.

The Royal Commission has engaged The Social Deck to manage this targeted consultation process on its behalf. For queries on the consultation process or assistance completing the form, please email

If you would like to speak to a Royal Commission counsellor, you can access support by calling 1800 329 095 (9:00 am to 5:00 pm AEDT Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays) or emailing

If you are seeking urgent or crisis support please reach out to a crisis service.