Three-quarters of veteran compensation decisions are overturned or changed when appealed

Hundreds of former servicemen and women are successfully appealing compensation decisions made by the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA), according to recent figures obtained by the ABC.

Data compiled earlier this year suggests DVA is having close to 80 per cent of its rulings overturned or adjusted when referred to the Veterans’ Review Board (VRB), although the department insists the overall figure is much lower.

  • Andrew Greene
  • ABC News

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