Accuracy of information provided to Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits (DFRDB) members

July 2021

© Commonwealth of Australia 2021
ISBN: 978-1-76093-245-9

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Committee Members

List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction and background

  Referral
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Background
  Structure of the report

Chapter 2—Provision of information to DFRDB members

  Numbers choosing to commute
  Provision of information
  Commonwealth Ombudsman findings
  Claims of financial detriment
  Defence engagement following the ombudsman's report
  Views of the Commonwealth Ombudsman's report

Chapter 3—Design of the DFRDB scheme

  Dissatisfaction with the design of the scheme

Chapter 4—Suggested changes and potential costs

  What do submitters want to happen?

Chapter 5—Conclusions and Recommendations

  Provision of information
  Financial detriment
  Design of the scheme

Appendix 1—Submissions and answers to questions on notice

Appendix 2—Public hearing and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
fadt.sen@aph.gov.au