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Pensions Advocacy Welfare Service (PAWS)

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

When:          Wednesday Only

Please come into the Sub Branch or phone 07 5541 3720 to make an Appointment

Where:  Beaudesert RSL Sub Branch Office. Neilsen Building ,                  Shop 12, 61-85 Brisbane Street Beaudesert

By appointment only


Telephone:     (07) 5541 3720

Email:  welfare@beaudesertrslsubbranch.com.au or                           admin@beaudesertrslsubbranch.com.au

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.