Veterans

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…

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…

On transition, a conversation with Danielle Murphy

Danielle Murphy is a Senior Workplace Rehabilitation Counsellor, member of the Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC) and Director of Incite Solutions Group in Western Australia.…

Occupational rehabilitation helping to achieve employment goals

Alison McIlveen is the National Military Account Manager at IPAR. The occupational rehabilitation service works with Australians to improve their health and employment opportunities, and…

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