Defence & Veteran Family Research

The Defence and Veteran Family Research team undertake research on the families of current and former serving members of the Australian Defence Force, including their experiences of service life, wellbeing and service and support needs.

Key current research includes the ADF Families Survey, a joint initiative of the Department of Defence and Defence Families of Australia, the Australian Military and Veteran Families Study, a qualitative study being undertaken study for the Departments of Defence and Veterans’ Affairs, and new research to inform the development of programs and services for military and veteran families.

The team collaborate with other agencies on a range of projects to inform the design and delivery of policies, programs, and services for military and veteran families.

Current studies undertaken by the Defence & Veteran Family Research team include:

View all publications from the Defence and Veteran Family Research.

If you would like to find out more about AIFS’ research into defence and veteran families, email [email protected].