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Guiding veteran organisations to support their volunteers

Across the community volunteers provide vital support to people in a myriad of ways, and it’s no different within the veteran community. Veteran organisations often…

Learning from veterans about successful ageing

Successful ageing emphasises a diversity of positive conditions during older age, such as physical fitness and health, optimal cognitive functioning, positive emotional states, and social…

Advice for ADF personnel assisting in bushfire recovery – looking after your mental health and wellbeing

The start of 2020 brought some of Australia’s worst bushfires to New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia with Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel deployed…

Getting better outcomes from PTSD treatments

Effective PTSD treatments exist, yet nearly half of patients continue to have significant symptomatology after treatment. Could augmentation of treatments improve results? Dr Olivia Metcalf,…

Working with military and emergency services, a conversation with Damien Stewart

Damien Stewart is a psychologist and the Convenor of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Military and Emergency Services Psychology Interest Group. Damien spent 20 years…

Using digital health solutions to support veterans

Veterans with mental health problems may experience barriers to getting the help they need. One way of addressing these barriers is via the use of…

Summer reading

As well as providing access to useful resources, the team at Anzac Centre will often suggest a book or webinar for additional information. We’ve put…

Veterans have poorer mental health than Australians overall. We could be serving them better

A career in the Australian Defence Force (ADF), or the armed forces in any country, can be rewarding, but also demanding. Challenges include the rigorous…

Collaborating with veterans to better meet their needs

The Centenary of Anzac Centre aims to improve the mental health of veterans and their families. At its heart is a collaborative approach which capitalises…

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