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Defence Housing Australia

Defence Housing Australia (DHA) provides housing for members of the Australian Defence Force and their families. Formerly known as the Defence Housing Authority (renamed in 2006), DHA reports to the Minister for Defence and the Minister for Finance. DHA is prescribed as a Government Business Enterprise under regulation 4 of the Commonwealth Authorities and Companies Regulations 1997.


Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    B. Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Defence Housing Australia Act 1987

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    26 Brisbane Ave, Barton ACT 2600

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