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Helpful information for partners and families

Recognising relationships and dependants

Family support

  • Defence Community Organisation (DCO) - provides a broad range of individual and program related services to the ADF community
  • Defence Families of Australia - provides advocacy and information to members and their families, also contactable through a free call number; 1800 100 509
  • Defence Family Helpline - 1800 624 608 provides a 24-hour a day access to Defence families seeking advice, support or connection with their local community
  • HighRes - is a self-management resilience training toolbox for serving and ex-serving members and their families.

Housing and removals

  • Defence Housing Australia (DHA) - provides housing for members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and their families
  • Homefind - the Defence Housing Australia's on-line housing selection service
  • Toll Transitions - Beginning with a pre-departure consultation, Toll Transitions provides a range of destination services including arranging flights, temporary accommodation, car hire and comprehensive destination location information


Who do I contact


Defence Service Centre

1800 DEFENCE (1800 333 362)


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