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Welfare

Pensions Advocacy Welfare Service (PAWS)

Our trained and qualified Pension and Welfare Officers are available to assist the veteran community and their families:

When:            Tuesday and Thursday     Best advice is to ring and make an appointment  for a time convienant to all parties

Where:           Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch Office.

How:               By appointment or email for appointment  pensions@beaudesertrslsubbranch.com.au

email  welfare@beaudesertrslsubbranch.com.au

Telephone:     (07) 5541 3720

Fax:                (07) 5541 3336

Pensions Service includes:

  • Assessment and assistance to understanding your pension entitlement.
  • Assistance and advice in the preparation of initial disability claims and lodgment with the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.
  • Assistance and advice with the upgrade of an existing Disability Pension.
  • Advice and assist with appeals against the DVA decision.
  • Assist with any other pension matters.
  • Strict confidentiality applies.

Welfare Service includes:

  • Initial point of contact for welfare matters.
  • Assessment and assistance to understand the problem.
  • Assist Veteran’s families with funeral arrangements.
  • Advice on War Graves.
  • Assessment with other welfare matters.
  • Visit to Veterans’ Homes.
  • Visits to Aged Care Homes and hospitals.
  • Strict confidentiality applies.

For further information on Pensions/Welfare and volunteering contact PAWS (07) 5541 3720.