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Defence Community Organisation

For ADF members and their families

1800 624 608

Wagga Wagga


Community groups & centres

The RANCH (RAAF, Army, Navy Community House)

The RANCH is a Tri-service community group that aims to provide a friendly environment for defence spouses 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

Blamey Community Group

The Blamey Community Group is all about giving you the opportunity to meet, mingle, socialise, gain friends, share skills, participate in activities&events and allow those with children the chance for their kids to meet new friends too (no matter the age)!

We provide the opportunity and the venue for you and your family to get involved in a range of exciting activities, such as: craft group, morning tea club, market days, guest speakers, children’s activity days, girl’s nights out, baby massage, adult book club, cooking class&baking days, fitness group, family movie nights, special school holiday activities (drama club, disco), tiddlywink storytime and much more!

Come along to the Kapooka Community Centre on a Monday, Thursday or Friday and join in with the fun, get a feel for what we do, have a chat to some of our members and enjoy meeting new people and we know you will have so much fun you will want to return – time&time again.
More information: download the Blamey Community Group flyer or call the co-ordinator on 02 6971 2015.

Kapooka Playgroup

The Playgroup committee would like to invite all Defence families with children under school age, to come along and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and child friendly play areas.
Where: Kapooka Community Centre
When: Every Wednesday, 9.30 am–11.30 am (only during school term)
More information: Call DCO Wagga on 02 6931 0011

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

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: