Call to fill vacancies on the Tasmanian Veterans' Advisory Council Sat 21 July 2012 Scott Bacon Minister for Veterans' Affairs The Minister for Veterans' Affairs, Scott Bacon, today encouraged veterans, serving members of the armed forces and their family members to submit an expression of interest for membership of the Tasmanian Veterans' Advisory Council. "The Tasmanian Veterans' Advisory Council is the connection between the State Government and the veteran community," Mr Bacon said. "The Council provides information and advice about issues affecting veterans that can be addressed by the State Government. "It is an active group that engages with serving and ex-serving Tasmanians around the State." The Council can have up to 12 members. The appointment of six members expires on 31 August 2012 leaving that number of vacancies to be filled. Expressions of interest must be received by Friday 3 August 2012. Information about the Council and its vacancies can be found at www.dpac.tas.gov.au or by calling the Department of Premier and Cabinet on 6232 7169.