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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Income >> Income support >> Payments for the aged, Department of Veterans' Affairs payments, Service pensions

In addition to the Department of Family and Community Services Age Pension, the Department of Veterans’ Affairs provides Service Pensions to male veterans aged 60 years and over and female veterans aged 57 years and over. This pension is also subject to an income and assets test.

At 30 June 2002 in Tasmania there were 11,778 Service Pensions being paid (including Partner and Widow/Widower Pensions).


SERVICE PENSIONS(a) - as at 30 June 2002

War service
Tasmania
Australia

World War I
2
109
World War II
7,401
175,638
Korea and Malaya
477
13,240
British Commonwealth Forces
1,656
36,635
Allied Forces
528
10,393
Special Overseas Service(b)
1,411
35,294
Far East Strategic Reserve
149
3,616
British, Commonwealth and Allied Mariners
75
2,042
Australian Mariners
77
2,495
Gulf War
-
19
East Timor
-
4
Total(c)
11,778
279,518

(a) Comprises service pensions payable to veterans and partners and widows/widowers of veterans.
(b) Includes Vietnam.
(c) Includes veterans whose war service is unknown.

Source: Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Annual Report 2001-02


More information about the Commonwealth Department of Veterans’ Affairs’ Service Pensions can be found in DVA Facts at the Department’s web site, http://www.dva.gov.au

The Department of Veterans' Affairs releases a range of statistics via their web site on a quarterly basis. To access these statistics click on the following link, http://www.dva.gov.au/media/publicat/statistics/index.htm

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