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Defence Member and Family Support
DMFS provides a range of support services to Australian Defence Force members and their families. To access these services or find out more information visit the DMFS Darwin website.
Defence Member and Family Support
DMFS provides a range of support services to Australian Defence Force members and their families. To access these services or find out more information visit the DMFS Tindal website.
In every edition of The Top Ender magazine we hear wise words of advice from one of our valued Chaplains, along with the most up to date list of Chaplain contacts for the NT.
Open Arms – Veterans & Families Counselling (formerly VVCS) is Australia’s leading provider of high quality mental health assessment and clinical counselling services for Australian veterans and their families.
DFA - Defence Families Australia
Defence NT Delegate
Northern Territory Delegate for Defence Families of Australia who is the official body appointed by the government to represent the views of Defence Families. Get in touch with your local delegate.
Veterans Australia NT
VANT provides advocacy services including welfare and compensation assistance, they are open to all ADF personnel - serving and ex-serving.
Making a Difference
Reeling Veterans aim is to assist Defence members and frontline personnel with support for mental health issues through fishing and mateship.
Billeroy Veterans & Families Community Centre
Advocacy and Wellbeing
Billeroy House is open to veterans (both current and ex-serving) and their families. They also offer assistance to police, fire, and emergency services in the Darwin region.
Doing What’s Needed
Soldier On has been supporting the veteran community since 2012. Through the delivery of holistic services, Soldier On enables veterans and their families to thrive. Soldier On has provided support to veterans and their families, including those who have served and continue to serve in the Australian Defence Force.
Mates 4 Mates
Here for those impacted by service
At Mates4Mates, veterans and their families can find a way forward from service-related injuries. They understand the challenges the Defence community face and provide support proven to make a real difference. Mates4Mates has become one of the country’s leading charities providing physical, psychological and social support services to the Defence community.
Learn new skills and become job ready
WithYouWithMe builds talent where there are skills shortages in the technology sector and have solved inefficient training, education and recurring systems.
They achieve this through four deliberate actions; Discover, Train, Deploy & Grow.
Larrakeyah Neighbourhood House
Larrakeyah Defence Precinct, Darwin
Larrakeyah Neighbourhood House are always looking forward to welcoming people into their homely atmosphere to share stories amongst old and new friends. Forming friendships that enable us to support each other in navigating the unique challenges that we face. The children can enjoy our indoor and outdoor play areas with lots of play equipment and various activities, while you enjoy a coffee and a chat in our air conditioned house.
Robertson Barracks Family Group
Robertson Barracks, Holtze
The Robertson Barracks Family Group (RBFG) is a friendly and welcoming tri-service Community Centre offering a wide range of programs and activities for Defence families, spouses and serving members. The Centre is spacious & fully air-conditioned to escape those hot days. With child friendly outdoor and indoor play areas with plenty of shade and play equipment to keep the kids busy, as well as a 'real deal' coffee machine to maintain the adults high spirits.
RAAF Base Tindal, Katherine
Network Tindal is an incorporated association made up of elected community members who facilitate and manage community activity at RAAF base Tindal.
This unique posting promotes a tight-knit community of supportive neighbours, with fun and friendly activities for the family.