Expressions of Interest for the 2017-19 Veterans’ Advisory Council

Nominations are now open for the 2017-19 ACT Veterans’ Advisory Council.

The Veterans’ Advisory Council allows community members to have a say on the issues affecting the veterans’ community in the Australian Capital Territory.

Council members must show an understanding of the matters that affect veterans and their families. Members should also possess the ability and motivation to make a positive contribution within the veterans’ community. The Council’s draft Terms of Reference can be found here.

The Minister for Veterans and Seniors is keen to focus on supporting young veterans and their families, especially in employment and transitioning to life after service in the Australian Defence Force.

Joining the Council provides you with the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of current and forner Australian Defence Force Personnel and their families.

Applications for the Council close on 10 February 2017.

To submit an application, please go to Smartygrants.

For further information, feedback or comments, please contact the ACT Office for Veterans and Seniors on 02 6205 2598 or email