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Queensland Branch

Queensland Branch administers members living in Queensland and Northern Territory.

Visit the Queensland Branch portal for details on services, membership and volunteering.

Branch Contacts


Postal Address
Defence Force Welfare Association (Queensland Branch) Inc.
Victoria Barracks Brisbane

Office Address
RUSI Hall (Bld D3)
Victoria Barracks Brisbane
Petrie Terrace

(07) 2102 9879
If no answer, please leave a message including your name and telephone number.


Office Hours
Tues – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Wed – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Closed all other times.

Do you live in Queensland or the NT and Want to Help?

Consider joining the Queensland Branch!

Office Bearers

President – John Lowis
Executive Vice-President – Robert Shortridge
Vice-President South Queensland – Rod Murray
Vice-President Sunshine Coast – Win Fowles
Vice-President Cairns – John Wilson

Secretary – Vacant
Treasurer – Walter Buldo

Membership Secretary – Walter Buldo (Acting)
Communications Officer – Deb Keir
Administration Officer – Sharyn Hughes
Advocates – Walter Buldo, Clem Russell
Welfare / Funerals – Harry and Pearl Mee

Governance and Administration

Defence Force Welfare Association Queensland Branch Inc – ABN 16 025 333 322

Queensland Branch is a Registered Tax Deductible Gift Recipient and Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission registered charity.

Branch News and Updates

Qld Branch News Release: Veterans to Protest Against Royal Commission Terms of Reference

Navy, Army and Air Force veterans from past and present conflicts will hold a protest with a difference this Thursday (June 28) when wearing their campaign medals, they will hold a demonstration outside the Brisbane Magistrates Court to complain that their superannuation provider is not included in the current Royal Commission into Banking and Superannuation.

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Proposed Ex-ADF Community Support Services Hub Townsville

DFWA strongly supports the proposal to establish the Ex-ADF Community Support Services Hub in Townsville, known in the ESO community as ‘The Oasis Townsville’. The proposal originated from the collaboration of all ESOs in Townsville. These ESOsĀ  have been working with Townsville City Council, Queensland State Government and the local business community to centralise the…

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