Australian Government - Department of Defence - Department of Veteran's Affairs

Disaster assistance - bushfire crisis

by | January 9, 2020

The impact of the bushfires is being felt across the nation, including by members of the veteran and Defence communities. Health and safety is the priority during this time, and we encourage you to listen to the experts on how to be prepared. Click here for a full list of DVA and Open Arms services during this period.


Please contact a member of our customer service team on 1300 434 627 if you have any queries regarding the implications to your DHOAS entitlements.


For impacted members who hold a DHOAS home loan and are experiencing financial hardship, further assistance may be available from your home loan provider. Further information can be found at the following links:

Defence Bank

Australian Military Bank

National Australia Bank