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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 of the ADF family. And we are looking for...

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 tell Defence about their experiences and opinions...

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 experiences have shaped my leadership of the Australian...

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 Australia. The conference is held annually by the DFA...

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 – bringing together business leaders and veterans...

Improved Recogntion Process for Modern Families

Thursday, June 30, 2016
A more contemporary and simplified process for the way Defence recognises registered and de facto relationships has been introduced. “Service life adds an extra set of pressures to families and relationships.  DFA and DEFGLIS understand this and...

30 Years of Defence Families of Australia

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Defence Families of Australia represent the diversity of today’s ADF families, providing advocacy to improve their quality of life, ensuring their needs are understood and taken into account in decisions that affect them. To celebrate 30 years of...

DHOAS - Negotiating a Loan

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Negotiating a Loan - How to save thousands of dollars We all want the lowest price or “best value for money” when it comes to buying goods and services we use in our daily lives. It’s simply common sense. This article will give you some simple...

DFA releases Annual Agenda

Monday, February 1, 2016
Defence Families of Australia (DFA) is in the unique position of being able to work directly with Defence families across Australia through our regionally-based National Delegates, and then represent them at a national level to effect changes to...

CHILDCARE REBATE FACTSHEET

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
As many of our ADF members and families prepare to move over the coming months, the attached information may be useful when seeking childcare solutions.  This document, provided by the ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre, provides a brief...
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