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.
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?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
PS Act Body
Yes - Statutory Agency
35 Hinder Street, Gungahlin, ACT, 2912
Government appointed boards