Key contacts in region

DHA - Canberra

At Defence Housing Australia (DHA), we provide quality housing and related services to Defence members and families.

Head office

Location: 26 Brisbane Avenue, Barton ACT 2600

Phone: 139 342


Regional office

Location: Unit 12, 26 Ipswich Street, Fyshwick ACT 2609

Phone: 139 342


DFA - ACT and Southern NSW Delegate

Defence Families of Australia (DFA) is the official body appointed by government to represent the views of Defence Families. Its aim is to inform government and Defence on the needs of the family. Its goal is to ensure quality of life for all Defence families by providing a recognised forum for their views and by reporting, making recommendations and influencing policy that directly affects families.



DCO - Canberra

DCO provides assistance for partner’s employment, help with childcare assistance for dependants with special needs, social worker support, support for community groups, help for families during crisis and emergencyeducation support for children and assistance for members leaving the military. Your local DCO office can provide you with local information, access to support and information services, and organises events and get-togethers for Defence families.

Location: Ground Floor, 8 Thesiger Court, Deakin ACT 2600


EmailDCO.Canberra [at] (: )DCO.Canberra [at]

Phone: (02) 6265 8777


Defence Family Helpline
1800 624 608