Defence Families Australia was formed to improve the quality of life of Defence families and make recommendations and influence policy that directly affects families. The Department provides funding support to Defence Families Australia. Members include 1 national convener, 8 national delegates, 1 national communications officer and 1 national policy officer appointed by the Assistant Minister for Defence.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation

  • Established By / Under


  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    8 June 1986

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair VACANT    
Member Victoria Hall 5 February 2018 6 February 2020
Member VACANT    
Member Kelly Brown 23 October 2017 24 October 2019
Member Denisa Cochran-Spadova 27 November 2017 28 November 2019
Member VACANT    
Member Victoria Holland 27 November 2017 28 November 2019
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