Australian Defence Force Family Covenant

Defence is committed to working with ADF families to help them balance the demands of service life with the needs of the family.

  • Defence recognises the contribution of ADF families to operational effectiveness.
  • Defence pays tribute to the commitment and sacrifice of ADF families.
  • Defence acknowledges the unique nature of family and community life in the ADF.
  • Defence honours the inherent strength and capacity of ADF families.
  • Defence pledges to work in partnership with ADF families to enhance their self reliance.
  • Defence commits to listening and responding to the needs of ADF families.