Advocating for Defence families

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 find out about your experiences with Defence life.

Last year we listened to the families in Puckapunyal talk to us about partner employment and location of housing. We spoke with Defence and the Minister and we now have a Puckapunyal Housing Trial in operation.

Read more here about the trial

We can’t always promise an outcome but we can promise that we will listen.

We’re looking for what’s working and what’s not working. We want to talk to you. We want to advocate for the programs that most benefit our families and the issues that most affect our families.

Keep an eye on your local DFA Delegate’s FB page for when they will be out in your regional communities.

If you can’t get to an event contact us via our social media pages on FacebookInstagram or Twitter or send an email to

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