ACT Branch

Please note that the ACT Branch has been dissolved as of 1 July 2020 and is now the ACT Chapter of the NSW Branch.  ACT members should direct their membership queries to the NSW Branch and note that your membership will be identified as being with the ACT Chapter of the NSW Branch

 

Contact Us

Postal Address

Defence Force Welfare Association (ACT Chapter)
GPO Box 2272
Canberra ACT 2601

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Office Address

Building A81
Harrison Road, RMC Duntroon
[behind Alamein Company]

Office Hours

Not always manned
Telephone: (02) 6265 9496         (Answering machine after hours)
Email: actchapter@dfwa.org.au

Committee Members

Chapter President: Les Bienkiewicz

Chapter Treasurer: Paul Jones

Convenor, Defence Widows Group: Christine Lamb

 

OUR PREVIOUS BRANCH CONSTITUTION .. click here.

 

 

ACT DEFENCE WIDOWS GROUP  

Convenor DWG Christine Lamb. There are approx. 27 volunteer "Support Friends" in the Group

Patron:  Her Excellency Mrs Linda Hurley 

Contact: should you wish to contact the DWG please leave a message at 02-62659776 or send an email to dwg-act@dfwa.org.au

ACT DWG Newsletters. The Spring 2019 Newsletter is here.  The Autumn 2019 Newsletter is here.  The December 2018 Newsletter is here and the Autumn 2018 newsletter is here.

ACT DWG 2020 activities: Activity dates are here.  Please note that the Annual Spring Luncheon will be held on 3 September 2020 at the Yowani Country Club.

 

CURRENT NOTICES

IMPORTANT MESSAGES TO BRANCH MEMBERS REGARDING THE FUTURE OF THE ACT BRANCH:

- August 2019 Message from the President - here

- March 2020 Message from the President -  here

- May 2020 letter to members - Members Vote closing 12 June  - here

- July 2020 notice in Camaraderie to ACT Branch members here

Result of Members’ vote.  In May / June 2020 all 405 members were contacted by mail and given the opportunity to vote on the proposal for the Branch to unincorporate in the ACT and become the ACT Chapter of the NSW Branch.  The results of the vote were that 184 members voted (representing 45% of the membership), of which 182 voted in support of the proposal, one abstained and one voted against.  As a result, and in accordance with the requirements of the Branch Constitution, the agreement of the membership means that the new arrangements will be implemented and will come into force from 1 July 2020.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:   Our 2019 AGM was held on Monday 11 November 2019 at 7.00pm at The Burns Club, Kambah. The following reports were tabled:
2019 Presidents Report; 2019 Financial Report, 2019 DWG Report.

Our 2018 AGM reports: 2018 Presidents Report; 2018 Financial Report, 2018 DWG Report.

Our 2017 AGM reports: President's Report- Financial Report- DWG Report