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Defence Member and Family Support

For ADF members and their families

1800 624 608

Your new home

When you receive a posting order, you can obtain detailed regional information for your new posting location. Find out what’s on offer in your new home in Your Community or by contacting the Defence Member and Family Helpline on 1800 624 608.

Our specialist team members, Family Liaison Officers and Community Development Officers, have extensive knowledge of local services and communities and can provide you with advice, information and referral, before or during your posting.

Education Liaison Officers, or EDLOs, are specialists who can advise you about local education systems, schools, education issues and support available for Defence students.

You can connect with your local Family Liaison Officers (FLOs), Community Development Officers (CDOs) or Education Liaison Officers (EDLOs) by calling the all-hours Defence Member and Family Helpline on 1800 624 608.

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