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The Hon Darren Chester MP
Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel

MEDIA RELEASE

Date

No changes to Victoria Cross recipients’ travel entitlements

The government has no plans to change the travel entitlements of Australia’s four living Victoria Cross recipients.

There is a long-standing entitlement for VC recipients to undertake travel associated with commemorative and other events, and that will continue in the future.

ENDS

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Rachel Tharratt: 02 6277 7820
DVA Media: 02 6289 6466

Office of the Hon Darren Chester, Canberra ACT

Open Arms — Veterans and Families Counselling provides support for current and ex-serving ADF personnel and their families. Free and confidential help is available 24/7. Phone 1800 011 046 (international: +61 8 8241 4546) or visit www.OpenArms.gov.au