Privacy Policy

When you look at this web site, our server makes a record of your visit and logs the following information for statistical purposes:

  • the user's server address,
  • the user's top level domain name (for example .com, .gov, .au, .uk etc),
  • the date and time of visit to the site,
  • the pages accessed and documents downloaded,
  • the previous site visited, and
  • the type of browser used.
  • No attempt will be made to identify users or their browsing activities except, in the unlikely event of an investigation, where a law enforcement agency may exercise a warrant to inspect the Internet Service Provider's logs.

Our web server will automatically record your email address when you send us a message. This will only be used for the purposes for which you have provided it and will not be added to any mailing list unless requested. We will not use your email address for any other purpose, and will not disclose it to a third party without your consent. This site contains links to other sites. Defence Families of Australia (DFA) is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such web sites.

When you sign up to become a DFA supporter, we will ask for specific personal information which will assist us in tailoring content to you eg. alerts specific to your location. When you first sign up to DFA, we ask you to provide your email address, name and suburb as well as the service of an ADF member in your family, eg. Navy. You may opt out of DFA’s regular newsletters at any time via the Member Profile on the DFA website.

If you contact DFA to ask us to advocate on your behalf, we will talk with you about third party stakeholder interaction and who we may need to discuss your situation with. We will ensure that we obtain your permission before proceeding. If you contact DFA to share a comment on an issue, we do not include identifying information of contributors in any of our submissions to Defence.

You are welcome to contact the Convenor at any time to have your details removed from our database.


Copyright of material contained on this site is owned by Defence Families of Australia.

You may download, display, distribute, print and reproduce, any material at this web site, in unaltered form only, for your personal use, educational use, or non-commercial use within your organisation, provided the copyright to such material is attributed to Defence Families of Australia.

Except as permitted above you must not copy, adapt, publish, distribute or commercialise any material contained on this site without the permission of Defence Families of Australia. 

Requests and inquiries for authorisation concerning reproduction and rights of any material should be directed to: 



Defence Families of Australia
Russell Offices
Russell ACT 2600

For further information please refer to the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth). 

Please note that the copyright in the materials appearing at Internet sites which are linked from this site, rest with the author of those materials, or the author's licensee (subject to the operation of the Copyright Act 1968). Defence Families of Australia recommends that you refer to the copyright statements on those sites before making use of the materials.


The material available from is distributed by Defence Families of Australia as a general reference source. 

Defence Families of Australia makes this material available on the understanding that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to its use. Before relying on the material in any important matter, users should carefully evaluate the source, accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the information for their purposes and should obtain appropriate professional advice relevant to their particular circumstances.

The material at this web site may include views or recommendations of third parties, which do not necessarily reflect the views of Defence Families of Australia, or indicate its commitment to a particular course of action.

Links to other web sites are linked "as is", are provided for convenience and do not constitute endorsement or approval of material at those sites, or any associated organisation, product or service. The listing of a person or company in any part of this web site in no way implies any form of endorsement by Defence Families of Australia of the products or services provided by that person or company.

Defence Families of Australia does not have control or responsibility for these external information sources. Links to other web sites have been made in good faith in the expectation that the content is appropriately maintained by the author agency/organisation and is timely and accurate.

It is the responsibility of users to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of the information at those sites.  Defence Families of Australia makes no warranties that external information provided from is free of infection by computer viruses or other contamination. Defence Families of Australia accepts no liability for any interference with or damage to a user's computer, software or data occurring in connection with or relating to this website or its use or any site linked to this site.

If you use automatic language translation services in connection with this web site you do so at your own risk.

By accessing information at or through this site each user waives and releases Defence Families of Australia to the full extent permitted by law from any and all claims relating to the usage of the material made available through the website. In no event shall Defence Families of Australia be liable for any incident or consequential damages resulting from use of the material. Defence Families of Australia cannot be held accountable for the placement or juxtaposition of a link on any other site

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