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Looking for Local Family Representatives

Thursday, May 25, 2017
We want you! Defence Families of Australia (DFA) is the official body appointed by the government to represent the views of Defence Families. Its aim is to inform government and Defence on the needs...

2017 ADF Families Survey Now Live

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Defence recognises the significant contribution of Australian Defence Force families in supporting military members in their duties. The 2017 ADF Families Survey is an opportunity for ADF families to...

DFA releases Annual Agenda

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
“Our family, like yours, has moved many times over the years, we have counted down the days to leave or the end of a deployment and had our share of Defence related challenges. Those personal...

DFA Executive meet in Canberra for Annual Conference

Monday, August 29, 2016
From 22 - 26 August, the DFA National Executive met in Canberra for our annual conference.  It was an opportunity for the Executive to meet and discuss regional feedback from families across...

DFA raises partner employment with Prime Minister and Minister for Defence Personnel

Thursday, August 11, 2016
This morning DFA’s National Convenor, Robyn Ritchie, attended Parliament House where the Prime Minister announced he will host the first Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Initiative in November...
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