Veterans Support Centre


All veteran, any service, any age, is most welcome to come along. We can offer company of like-minded veterans, social connections, regular gatherings and IT help.

We also have a Welfare service and advocacy assistance with claims and entitlements.


About Us

We are an independant, volunteer Ex-Service Organisation and Registered Charity providing pension, welfare, support & information assistance to men & women Veterans, Peacekeepers & Peacemakers from all branches of the services and all wars, conflicts & peace operations, and to serving and ex-serving members of the Australian Defence Forces.


What We Do

Independent, Not-for-Profit, 100% volunteer, Registered Charity

 Pensions, Welfare, Information, Support, Referral, Representation

 For all veterans, ex-serving and serving men and women of all arms of the Defence Forces and from all wars, conflicts and peace operations in which Australia has been involved

 Veterans & Defence Services Support Centre at 22 / 35 Merrigal Road Port Macquarie:

 Drop-in Centre, meeting place, weekly $5 lunch (plus a free raffle ticket), meet & greet, camaraderie, social inclusion, library, free use of PCs, information

 Keep in touch In person/phone/email/website/home/hospital/aged care facilities/Member Contact Program

 Outreach to local towns

 BBQ trailer-fundraising, member’s socials

 Health & well-being programs & information

 Commemorative Days, community events, Veterans’ Health Week, NAMBUS, expos

 Weekly radio program and periodic newsletter – “Contact Front”

 Trained volunteers – pensions, welfare, Mens’ Health Peer Education,

 Living History




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