Defence Families of Australia
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.
Type of Body
D. Advisory Body - Policy and Stakeholder Consultation
Established By / Under
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
8 June 1986
Current board appointments
|Position||Appointee||Start Date||End Date|
|Chair||Ms. Maree Sirois||14 August 2017||13 August 2019|
|Member||Victoria Hall||5 February 2018||6 February 2020|
|Member||Kelly Brown||23 October 2017||24 October 2019|
|Member||Denisa Cochran-Spadova||27 November 2017||28 November 2019|
|Member||Ms. Michelle Hoare||24 July 2017||23 July 2019|
|Member||Victoria Holland||27 November 2017||28 November 2019|