Advocating for Defence families

Contact Us

If you need us to advocate for you as you have been unsuccessful in resolving an issue, please contact the DFA National Delegate closest to you as they have close links with local communities.

At DFA we work part time and flexibly, please contact us at anytime on the details below and if you need to leave a message we will endeavour to respond within 48 hrs, if you have any preferences on your availability please advise us in your message.

If you are not sure which of us to contact please reach out to the delegate who supports your current area.

Defence Family Advocate

This role is
currently vacant.

Deputy Advocate

This role is
currently vacant.

National Delegates 

Northern QLD

National Delegate - Northern Queensland - Larissa

Larissa Ostermann (she/her)

Southern QLD

National Delegate - Northern QLD - Monique

Monique Suters (she/her)

Central and Northern NSW

This role is
currently vacant.

Victoria and Tasmania

Ashley Smith (she/her)

South Australia

Kerry Prier (she/her)

Western Australia

Nicholas Packer

NT and Kimberley

Samantha Cooper (she/her)

ACT and Southern NSW

This role is
currently vacant.

National Officers

Projects Officer

Mike Wall

Communications Officer

Communications - Melody

Melody Song (she/her)

Digital Communications and Marketing

Communications - Tracey

Tracey Nutt (she/her)

Postal Address



35 Brindabella Circuit

Canberra Airport ACT 2609

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