“In Sydney, ten young veterans will be trained as Disaster Response Instructors; in Morwell, veterans will restore old ‘muscle cars’ while receiving on-the-job training and mentoring; and in Sturt, money will be used to purchase furniture and appliances for short-term accommodation for veterans.
It is independent of the Repatriation Commission and the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Mr Tehan also thanked outgoing Principal Member Mr Doug Humphreys OAM for the exceptional leadership he has provided since his appointment in March 2010.
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"I remain incredibly proud of the professionalism and contribution made by all Defence personnel who supported operations throughout the year.