Key contacts in region

DHA - Adelaide

Location: Level 1, 1 Main Street, Mawson Lakes, Mawson SA 5095

Phone: 139 342


DFA - South Australian 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: sa [at]


DCO - Adelaide

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: Building 60 Keswick Barracks, Keswick SA 5035.

DCO Adelaide also has an outreach office at:

  • RAAF Base Edinburgh: Chapliancy Centre, West Ave, RAAF Base Edinburgh, SA 5111. (08) 8305 6231 by appointment only.


Email: DCO.SouthAustralia [at]

Phone: (08) 8305 6231


Defence Family Helpline
1800 624 608