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Returned and Services League of Australia (RSL) - Pensions, Advocacy and Welfare Services (PAWS)

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Veterans and members of the ADF who have an injury or illness related to their service, or were discharged on medical grounds, may be entitled to certain benefits.

RSL (Queensland Branch) offers FREE Pensions, Advocacy and Welfare Services (PAWS) across Queensland. Our PAWS Team can assist you with making claims through the Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) for compensation for injuries as a result of your service in the ADF.

The RSL (Queensland Branch) PAWS Team provides professional advice and assistance on obtaining eligible benefits under the following:

  • Veterans� Entitlement Act (VEA)
  • Safety, Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (SRCA)
  • Military Rehabilitation & Compensation Act (MRCA).

RSL (Queensland Branch) PAWS staff and volunteers can assist with:

  • Disability pensions
  • Compensation payments
  • Associated allowances
  • Income support payments
  • Information on treatments available to veterans.

RSL (Queensland Branch) PAWS are available to ALL ex-service, currently serving ADF personnel and their dependants.