Thank you Goodstart Early Learning


We’re delighted to announce that Goodstart Early Learning has been added to our website as an employer who is supportive of Defence Partner employment. Here’s some information about Goodstart. At Goodstart Early Learning, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through great early learning experiences. Professionals and specialists of all kinds join us … Continue reading Thank you Goodstart Early Learning

DCO Community Coordinator Training


Our South Australian National Delegate Victoria has written a blog post about her experience at the recent Community Centre training she attended in Canberra. We were invited to attend the Defence Community Organisation (DCO), Coordinator training during July. This training saw 37 Community Centre Coordinators, DCO Family Liaison Officers and DFA Delegates come together in … Continue reading DCO Community Coordinator Training

Positions available


Are you a Defence partner based in Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth? Are you posting there in 2019? We are looking for three new National Delegates. One for South Australia (Adelaide based), one for Western Australia (Perth based) and one for Southern Queenslsnd (Brisbane based). National Delegates are the heart and soul of DFA’s advocacy work … Continue reading Positions available

ADF Family Health Program


A part of the DFA charter states that DFA informs Defence Families. Through this blog and via our social media channels we want to keep bringing to you information posts that will support families and assist in navigating Defence life. With special thanks to Joint Health Command for providing us with the guest blog post. … Continue reading ADF Family Health Program

Talking to a Chaplain


When you need support as a Defence family it’s good to know who you can talk to. Victoria, Our National Delegate in Western Australia spoke with Navy Chaplain Kelvin Harris from HMAS Sterling about his role as a Chaplain and how he supports Defence families. Why did you get into chaplaincy in the ADF? I … Continue reading Talking to a Chaplain