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Our PURPOSE is ‘…… foster the best interests and welfare of all members of the Australian Defence Force and their families in any matter likely to affect them during or after their period of service……’


  • Advocating improved pay and conditions of service for serving ADF members and their families;
  • Campaigning for fair and equitable treatment, and for fair retirement benefits for all former ADF members;
  • Providing Advocacy Services for serving/retired members who have a claim for superannuation, compensation and veterans’ entitlement matters.


DFWA is a member of the Alliance of Defence Service Organisations; (ADSO), which comprises some of Australia’s major military ex service organisations. The Alliance represents a significant number of members of Australia’s Defence Family on national advocacy and representative matters to the Australian Parliament and all political parties. Its aim is to promote and protect the conditions and well-being of the Defence Family that embraces over three million people.


If you require advocacy services contact the Executive Director, or your State Branch.


Media Contact

Alf Jaugietis
Executive Director
Phone: (02) 6265 9530
Mobile: 0438 282 284

Current News

Sep 10, 2014
from The Australian Veterans' Children Assistance Trust
Sep 10, 2014
Supporting Soldier On
Aug 28, 2014
Indexation of the Veterans' Disability Pension
A letter sent by leaders in the ex-service community to the Prime Minister regarding the budget proposal to revert the indexation of the Veterans' Disability Pension to CPI only.
Aug 28, 2014
Latest update on current WRA matters
Aug 26, 2014
Media Release
Aug 25, 2014
Veterans’ Disability Pension Budget Impact - Other Budget Outcomes Affecting Veterans - Military Superannuation and Benefits Scheme (MSBS) - The New ADF Super Scheme - ADF Workplace Remuneration Arrangement (WRA) - Other Issues