Key contacts in region


Location: Suite 305, Level 3, 120 Bay Street, Port Melbourne VIC 3207 (managed from Melbourne)

Phone: 139 342


DFA - Tasmanian 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: vic.tas [at]

DCO - Tasmania

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: Legge Cottage Anglesea Barracks Davey St, Hobart TAS 7000


Email: DCO.Melbourne [at]

Phone: (03) 6237 7135 or (03) 9282 3028


Defence Family Helpline
1800 624 608