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List of qualified advocates by ESO and state

ACT
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Defence Force Welfare Association 1  
Legacy Australia 2  
Returned & Services League of Australia 6 1  
Veterans Off the Streets Australia 1   1
Vietnam Veterans Federation of Australia 1 4   1

NSW
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Australian Peacekeepers & Peacemakers Veterans Association 4   1
Legacy Australia 1 12 2   1 6
Partners of Veterans Association   2
Returned & Services League of Australia 2 45 2   1 30
Royal Australian Air Force Association   1
TPI Federation of Australia   1
Veteran Centre (Multi-ESO) 1 1   1
Veteran Centre (Un-aligned) 2 6   4
Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia 10 1   5
Vietnam Veterans Federation of Australia 8 1  
War Widows Guild of Australia   1

NT
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Returned & Services League of Australia 1 3   1
Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia 1   1

Qld
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Armed Services Assistance 2   1
Australian Peacekeepers & Peacemakers Veterans Association 1 1   1
Legacy Australia 3 1   2 13
Naval Association of Australia   1
Returned & Services League of Australia 12 73 17   8 50
Royal Australian Regiment Corporation 1 1  
TPI Federation of Australia   2
Veteran Centre (Un-aligned) 1   1
Veteran Support and Advocacy Service Australia 1   1
Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia 1 1 1   3
Vietnam Veterans Federation of Australia 4 2   3
Young Diggers Ltd 1   1

SA
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Legacy Australia 1 1  
Military Brotherhood MMC 1   1
Partners of Veterans Association   1
Returned & Services League of Australia 10 4   3 4
Submarines Association of Australia 1 1  
TPI Federation of Australia   2
Vietnam Veterans Federation of Australia 1  

Tas
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Australian Peacekeepers & Peacemakers Veterans Association 1  
Defence Force Welfare Association 1   1
Legacy Australia 1   2
Naval Association of Australia  
Partners of Veterans Association   2
Returned & Services League of Australia 5 1   6
Royal Australian Air Force Association 1 1  

Vic
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Australian Peacekeepers & Peacemakers Veterans Association  
Geelong rsl sub branch 1   1
Legacy Australia 1 3 1   11
Military Brotherhood MMC   1
Partners of Veterans Association  
Returned & Services League of Australia 2 25 2   23
Royal Australian Air Force Association  
Veteran Centre (Victorian Regional Veteran Centre Project) 2 18 1   1 13
Vietnam Veterans Association of Australia 4 1   2
Vietnam veterans association of australia  

WA
ESO MILADC001 MILADC002 MILADC003 MILADC004 MILADW001 MILADW002
Australian Navy in Vietnam Welfare  
Australian Special Air Service Association 1   1
Legacy Australia 2  
Military Brotherhood MMC   2
Partners of Veterans (WA) Inc  
Partners of Veterans Association 1   1
Returned & Services League of Australia 12 3   8
Royal Australian Air Force Association  
TPI Federation of Australia   1
Vietnam Logistic Support Veterans Association 1   1

Explanation of qualifications

Level 1 compensation advocates (MILADC001) are qualified to assist a client in the preparation of primary claims for compensation under the supervision of a level 2 (or above) compensation advocate.

Level 2 compensations advocates (MILADC002) are qualified to assist a client in the preparation of primary claims for compensation without supervision. Level 2 advocates also interpret decisions and consult with higher qualified advocates where there may be grounds to appeal the decision.

Level 3 compensation advocates (MILADC003) are qualified to initiate primary appeals to the Veterans' Review Board (for VEA and MRCA) and for re-consideration to DVA (DRCA).

Level 4 compensation advocates (MILADC004) are qualified to initiate secondary appeals to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) under all acts.

Level 1 Welfare advocates (MILADW001) are qualified to assist a client in obtaining access to services to which they may be eligible, and which will assist in the client's daily lives, under the supervision of a level 2 advocate.

Level 2 Welfare advocates (MILADW002) are qualified to assist a client in obtaining access to services to which they may be eligible, and which will assist in their daily lives.