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

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

We want to hear from you


DFA is reviewing what has been happening over the past 12 months in our local Defence communities. In August each year, we meet with Defence policymakers in Canberra including CDF, Service Chiefs and the Minister for Defence Personnel. In the coming months, our National Delegates will be meeting with Defence families across local regions to … Continue reading We want to hear from you