Key contacts in region

Key contacts in region

DHA - Townsville

Location: 63-65 Bamford Lane, Kirwan QLD 4817

Phone: 139 342

DFA - Northern Queensland 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:  nth.qld [at]

    DCO NQ

    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. To find out about events for ADF families in Townsville or Cairns, visit their Eventbrite page. You'll be able to RSVP, add events to your calendar and share with friends.

    DCO Townsville

    Location: Nathan Business Centre, 340 Ross River Road, Aitkenvale QLD 4814


    Email: DCO.townsville [at] ()

    Email: DCO.Townsville [at]

    Phone:  07 4753 6539


    DCO Cairns

    Location: 97 Spence Street, Cairns QLD 4870

    Email: DCO.cairns [at]

    Phone: (07) 4053 9300


    Defence Family Helpline
    1800 624 608

    North Queensland Defence Relocations and Housing Manager (DRHM) for Tully/Mission Beach

    Is based out of Townsville  and has considerable experience in all aspects of relocations and housing, and communicate with DHA, DCO and Toll Transitions to ensure you experience high quality service during your move. 

    Email: drhm.nq [at]

    Phone: (07) 4411 7831 or 0409 587 028