Key contacts in region

DHA - Tindal

Location: Unit 2, 42 Katherine Terrace, Katherine NT 0850. By appointment only.

Phone: 139 342

DFA - Northern Territory 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.


Email: nt [at]

DCO - Tindal and Katherine

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: Tindal Community Centre, Easton Parade, Tindal NT 0853


Email: DCO.tindal [at] and DCO.darwin [at]

Phone: (08) 8973 6186 and (08) 8935 7900


Defence Family Helpline
1800 624 608