Webinars


Why a First Five Years Webinar? Over the month of March DFA is hosting a First Five Years webinar for families of each of the three Services. We’ve asked the Deputy Service Chiefs to talk about what to expect from a Services perspective such as how much the member will be away and in what … Continue reading Webinars

Welcome to Hireup


We are to delighted to announce that Hireup has joined us as a Defence Partner Friendly Employer. Hireup have written this week’s guest blog post. Hireup is an online platform for people with a disability to find, hire and manage support workers who fit their needs and share their interests. People coming together with shared … Continue reading Welcome to Hireup

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

Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards


Maree, our National Convenor and Michelle, our Communications Officer attended the inaugural Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards last night at Parliament House on behalf of Defence Families of Australia. Maree and Michelle with Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans’ Affairs, The Hon Darren Chester MP. The awards are a part of the Prime Minister’s Veterans’ … Continue reading Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards

Puckapunyal Housing Trial


We want to communicate to our families details of a housing trial being held in Victoria. ***POST ADDITION*** We have received a number of enquiries about this trial and we know it has been shared many times around the Defence family online community. This afternoon we contacted Defence Housing Policy and received the following response: … Continue reading Puckapunyal Housing Trial