Membership Categories

Membership of Defence Force Welfare Association (DFWA) is open to any serving or former member of the Australian Defence Force, including Reserves; and their spouses, widows or widowers; as well as mermbers of Allied Forces or anyone suporting the interests of the Association.

The DFWA needs your membership if it is to continue to be successful in providing advice and support to its members. A strong membership helps us defend and improve conditions of service, and continue to provide support to those who may need help in obtaining their entitlements.


DFWA has two main membership categories.  These are:

To join as an ordinary member (ie, annual or life) print the application form and send to the Branch of your choosing.

Corporate and Institutional Subscriptions and Corporate Sponsorship are also available.

Finally, DFWA may extend Other Forms of Membership where special circumstances apply, for particular individuals or groups.  They are managed on a case by case basis.