New National Convenor for DFA


We are pleased to announce that the new National Convenor of Defence Families of Australia will be Sandi Laaksonen-Sherrin. Sandi has previously worked in the social impact space and will be starting in the Convenor role from Monday 7 June. Congratulations on your appointment Sandi and welcome to DFA. Find out more about Sandi here

Submission to Royal Commission


Defence Families of Australia (DFA) is the national advocacy body for ADF families. The DFA team are all partners of current serving ADF members. We advocate for Defence families at both a regional and national level. We have National Delegates located near most major bases, who know their communities and can advocate locally for families. … Continue reading Submission to Royal Commission

Your Nursing Agency (YNA)


We are pleased to announce that YNA is now recognised as a Defence Partner Friendly Employer.  With Defence Families of Australia, YNA is a preferred employer of healthcare industry professionals. Healthcare industry workers including Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Assistants in Nursing, Allied Health Professionals, Disability Support Workers, Personal Care Workers, Personal Care Assistants and Patient … Continue reading Your Nursing Agency (YNA)

RSL Employment Program


The RSL Employment program is free and tailor made to support veterans and the partners of current and ex-serving ADF members in their search for meaningful employment.  The right role can give you purpose and direction. It can help you grow and develop in a fulfilling career. And it can help you settle in after … Continue reading RSL Employment Program

National Convenor : Vacancy


It has come time for a new ADF Partner to step up and lead Defence Families of Australia (DFA)As the lead advocate for families of current serving ADF members, the National Convenor actively leads the strategic direction of Defence Families of Australia (DFA) in order to ensure ADF families can thrive in this unique Defence … Continue reading National Convenor : Vacancy