Vietnam vets suffer cancers from contaminated, desalinated estuarine water


Call for ruling: "Although there’s a 30-day clause, I only spent two days in harbour but those tanks, they didn’t empty and refill them, they were always refilling them," he said. After having his initial claim refused, Turner is taking his case to the Veterans’ Review Board who can overturn the initial DVA ruling. While the board cannot set precedents, Mr Turner hopes that eventually the 30-day rule will be overturned.

The Australian, 27/3/2006, p. 5

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