Health and wellbeing

A range of services are available for serving and ex-serving personnel of the Australian Defence Forces (ADF), their dependants and direct family members.

Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc

Providing services and programs for families of both current and ex-serving members of the ADF with a dependant who has special needs.


Supporting current and ex-serving ADF members and their immediate families who have suffered physical or psychological wounds, injuries or illnesses as a result of their service.

Soldier On

Assisting veterans who are dealing with issues of isolation, poor mental health, drug and alcohol dependency, unemployment and homelessness.

Trojan's Trek

A peer-to-peer rehabilitative program which aims to act as a circuit breaker for those who are struggling to cope with life outside of the military.

Veterans Care

Providing pastoral care, education in holistic health and wellbeing services to assist in the transition to civilian life.

Whiskey's Wish

Providing the training of and fully trained service dogs to assist former servicemen and women, first responders and emergency personnel with mobility assistance.

Defence Health

Information and links to online resources for ADF members, the ex-service community and their families to learn more about mental health, resilience and wellbeing.

At Ease

A program developed to improve veterans' mental health by raising awareness and understanding of how and where to seek help, and encouraging veterans to take action to optimise their health and wellbeing.

Open Arms

Providing free and confidential, nationwide counselling and support for war and service related mental health conditions, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, sleep disturbance and anger.

Mental Health Programs

Find a mental health service or access a list of telephone counselling, support groups and related resources.

General health services and advice

Access information and services about health and wellbeing.