Then Minister for Defence Science and Personnel The Hon. Warren Snowdon MP and then Vice Chief of the Defence Force Ken Gillespie unveiled the Defence Families seat and plaque at the Australian War Memorial on 21 February 2008.
The importance, strength, self-reliance and courage of the families of Australian Defence Force members has now been officially recognised at the Australian War Memorial.
The plaque (PL136) and seat are located in the gardens of the War Memorial, under the oak tree opposite the Bomber Command sculpture.
Back row L-R: Sharon Hobden-Munro, Annaliese McCammon, Joanne Aboud, Penny Davison, Rae Hope, Rowena Jimmieson, Katherine Scott, Emma Ward. Front row: Trish Richards, Minister for Defence Science and Personnel The Hon Warren Snowdon MP and Nicole Quinn, National Convenor.