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DFRDB Commutation Inquiry

On 11 December 2019 the Commonwealth Ombudsman finalised an “own motion investigation” into the administration of the DFRDB scheme, specifically on the issue of commutation.

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Details of the investigation and the Ombudsman’s final report, including findings and recommendations, can be viewed here:

One of the Ombudsman's recommendations was for Defence to issue an apology. This apology can be found here:

For further information about the investigation please contact the Ombudsman via or by calling 1300 362 072.

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