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Defence Community Organisation

For ADF members and their families

1800 624 608

Wagga Wagga


Community groups & centres

Wagga Wagga

The RANCH (RAAF, Army, Navy Community House)

The RANCH is a Tri-service community group that aims to provide a friendly environment for defence partners and families to socialise and make new friends while posted to Wagga Wagga. Community Activities such as: boot camps, 1st aid, cooking, paint ball, discos, ladies nights, family BBQ's and lots more! Come along and join us for a cuppa, we would love to meet you.

  • Morning Tea every Tuesday
  • Playtime every Thursday morning with an organised craft. The playgroup has an inside and outside play area plus a toy library service. All Welcome.

Where: RAAF Base Community House, behind the gym
When: Every Tuesday and Thursday, 10 am-12 noon
More information: Call DCO Wagga on 02 6931 0011

Australian Military Wives Choir

The Australian Military Wives Choir, Canberra is a choir for women who support Military personnel in Wagga Wagga. As a no audition, no experience necessary group, they welcome new members. Despite their name bearing the word wives, they welcome any woman who has close links to serving ADF members. Perhaps you're a female ADF member or a close family member - a partner, wife, sister or mother.

Download: AMW Choir flyer

Defence Special Needs Support Group

The Defence Special Needs Support Group is a non-profit benevolent volunteer organisation established to assist ADF families with a family member with special needs.

More info: DSNSG Wagga Wagga

Kapooka Neighbourhood House

The Kapooka neighbourhood House is all about giving you the opportunity to meet, mingle, socialise, gain friends, share skills, participate in activities and events.

We provide the opportunity and venue for you and your family to get involved in a range of exciting activities such as, but not limited to: book club, study groups, playgroups, social dinners (child free), special guest speakers and seminars, health and fitness groups, holiday activities and youth club.

Come along to the Kapooka Neighbourhood House and join in the fun.

How to reach us
Kapooka Community Centre
Sturt Ave, Kapooka NSW 2661
(02) 6971 2015

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

VVCS provides free and confidential, nation-wide counselling and support for war and service-related mental health conditions, such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance and anger. 

Regional info

Getting started

The following resources and websites can give you a good grounding in local information and services available.

  • Wagga Wagga Australia - Area information, maps and things to do and see in Wagga. Includes a helpful ‘Moving to Wagga’ section
  • Wagga Wagga City Council - Events, guides, and information on community, services and attractions in Wagga

Defence postings in the Wagga Wagga area