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Exercise Physiology in Transition to Civilian Life

Australia’s veterans undergo a unique set of challenges as they transition from military service to civilian life. This journey involves not only adapting to a new routine but also addressing physical and mental health considerations. In this context, exercise physiology emerges as a powerful tool in supporting veterans during this significant life transition. Let’s explore […]

Unlock Your Full Potential with Exercise Physiology

When it comes to fitness, there is no one-size-fits-all approach. Your body is unique, and your fitness journey should reflect that individuality. This is where exercise physiology comes into play, offering a personalised path to help you unlock your full potential. In the journey from military service to civilian life, veterans face distinctive challenges that […]

Why Consult an Exercise Physiologist for Your Fitness Goals?

Fitness is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, especially for veterans who may face unique challenges in achieving their health goals. From physical injuries to mental health issues, the path to optimal fitness can be a complex journey. This is where the expertise of an exercise physiologist comes into play, offering tailored solutions to address […]

Discover The Role Of An Exercise Physiologist In Your Health Journey

You’ve set ambitious fitness goals, and now you’re looking for a way to turn those aspirations into reality. That’s where an exercise physiologist comes into play. Their role in your health journey is pivotal, offering expertise, guidance, and support that can make the difference between reaching your goals and falling short. Holistic Health Plans Exercise […]

Managing Pain With Exercise

How Veterans Are Managing Their Chronic Pain With Simple Exercises Living with persistent pain is draining, disheartening and limiting – yet notably more veterans struggle with amplified, poorly explained, or ongoing pain and discomfort than Australians who have not been in military service. Being defined as pain that lasts longer than three to six months […]

Veteran Benefits Australia is advocating for veterans!

In October 2022 the DVA ceased access and payments for veterans with a Non-Liability Mental Health white card from accessing exercise physiology and physiotherapy services. https://www.youtube.com/embed/9PkJVojnlNI The change was made without warning and without notifying impacted veterans and/or service providers. The result of this left thousands of veterans utilising the services every week, for the […]

Informed Consent for Social Worker Services

The purpose of the following is to inform you about the provision of social worker services by Medilinks Australia Online Pty Ltd t/as VBA Health (“us”, “we” “VBA Health”) and for you to consent to receive social worker services from us and to our management of your personal information.

Part A

Social Worker Services

Type of Services

Social worker services include the following supports:

Part B

Management of Health and Medical Information

Collection of Personal Information

As part of providing social worker services to you, we need to collect and record personal information from you that is relevant to your situation, such as your name, contact information, medical history and other relevant information. This collection of personal information will be a necessary part of the services that are provided.

Viewing Your Accepted Conditions

The following steps will help view the accepted conditions of your DVA white card via the MyGov website.

Step 1:

Go to https://my.gov.au

Sign in to your myGov account using your Username and Password.

You can sign in to myGov using the following:

  • Your username (Your myGov username has 2 letters and 6 numbers. For example XY123456)
  • Your email address used to create your account
  • Your mobile number (if you have enabled this option)

After entering your login details you may be required to provide a one-time access code.

  • A one-time use code is sent by SMS to your mobile phone.

If you do not have a myGov account, you can create one by selecting Create myGov account on the myGov sign-in page.

Sign-in using the MyGov login page

Step 2:

Once you have logged into your account scroll down until you see the heading ‘Your Services’.

Your Services lists the government programs you access that offer online services through myGov. You should see ‘Department of Veteran Affairs’ listed here.

Select ‘Department of Veteran Affairs’.

If you do not see Department of Veteran Affairs listed you will have to link this service to your account (See the video below).

You can do this by selecting Link another service.

Select the DVA tile

Step 3:

This is your Department of Veterans’ Affairs My Service Home Page.

My Service allows you to access DVA services online such as:

  • Access support for a service-related condition or injury
  • Access your digital DVA Veteran Card
  • Lodge and track the status of your claims

Look in the middle column titled Claims.

Select Accepted Conditions.

Select Accepted Conditions from the Claims Menu

Step 4:

This page shows your digital DVA Veteran Card.

You will see information such as your Card NumberExpiryCard Type and the Conditions listed on your card.

Select the Conditions Listed drop-down menu to view the conditions listed on your card.

Step 5:

Select Print this Page in the top right-hand corner of the page to download your digital DVA Card as a PDF.

Alternatively, if accessing this on your mobile phone you can take a screenshot of this page. Depending on your phone you can:

  • Press the Side button and the Volume up button at the same time (iPhone)
  • Press the Power and Volume Down buttons at the same time

 

Video on how to log on and link my service: