What is ForceNet?


Is your Navy partner about to deploy with HMAS Toowoomba? Have you heard about ForceNet? For many years DFA has been listening to families about the importance of good communications between Defence and families. Earlier this year, ForceNet for Families was launched. ForceNet for families is a direct link to your Defence member’s ship/unit. ForceNet is a … Continue reading What is ForceNet?

Early Childhood Teachers


Early Childhood Teachers – Cairns, QLD! Goodstart is Australia’s largest early learning provider.  As a not–for–profit social enterprise, we exist purely to improve the lives of Australia’s children and their families. Our people are our foundation, together we are working to ensure children have the learning, development and wellbeing outcomes they need for school and … Continue reading Early Childhood Teachers

Domestic Violence


It could happen to you. It could be happening to someone you know. The Defence community is not immune to incidents of Domestic Violence During holidays, the dynamics within household situations are often altered. There could be increased financial and family pressures. Sometimes after long periods of work or absences from home the adjustment period … Continue reading Domestic Violence

You’ve lost that loving feeling


Everything you need to know about managing a relationship breakdown when you are in a relationship with an ADF member. Relationship breakdowns are a difficult but sometimes necessary part of life. Sometimes living with Defence life, with its challenges such as frequent absences from home and uncertainty, can add additional strain to healthy relationships and … Continue reading You’ve lost that loving feeling

Defence Health supports families


Did you know at defencehealth.com.au you can search for a doctor by name, by speciality, or by location? The Healthshare directory can also identify doctors who have agreed to use Access Gap in the past. Access Gap helps to cut the cost of medical treatment for people going to hospital. When a doctor uses Access Gap, a privately insured … Continue reading Defence Health supports families