About the Defence Mentor
The role of our Defence Transition Mentor includes:
- raising awareness of Defence related issues facing students such as when parents are on deployment.
- facilitating the Education Assistance Scheme, which provides tutorial assistance for students.
- identifying and responding to the issues and needs of individual students.
Tutoring for Defence students
Reimbursement for tutoring may be available to secondary students within the first 18 months of enrolment at a new school if the student is experiencing educational difficulties or disruption as a result of a Defence posting. If you require further information please contact our Defence Transition Mentor or download the details at: www.defence.gov.au/DPE/Pac/
Defence Family Helpline
The Defence Family Helpline operates 24-7 and is staffed by qualified human services professionals including social workers and psychologists. The Helpline is the first point of contact for ADF members, their partners, children and relatives who require assistance or information. Call 1800 624 608 for assistance.