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  1. 7 February 2017 Wirraway sizzles as new residents welcomed

    Development in the lower Hunter continues to flourish, with one of the region’s up-and-coming communities, Wirraway in Thornton, welcoming new residents over the weekend at its annual community barbeque.

  2. 23 April 2015 Important storm update

    Across the last three days much of the east coast of NSW has been subject to severe storm conditions. One of the worst hit areas has been the Hunter region, but also affected are homes in Sydney and the Illawarra regions.

  3. 29 January 2015 Fetherston Ridge gains momentum

    Stakeholders of one of Canberra’s newest developments ‘Fetherston Ridge’ in Weston have had the opportunity to walk through a selection of new homes this week, as Defence Housing Australia (DHA) showcases its premier ACT site to the community.

  4. 5 September 2014 Contact Centre to provide seamless service

    DHA has this week officially opened its Adelaide Contact Centre, a part of the new National Housing Network model.

  5. 3 September 2014 New kiosks to make communicating on the move easier

    As Defence families gear up for another posting cycle, Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has launched an innovative new communication tool to assist members to connect while on the move.

  6. 2 September 2014 90,000 reasons to buy a badge

    We are proud to support Legacy Week, an annual national appeal that raises awareness and funds for the families of our incapacitated and deceased Veterans.

  7. 31 August 2014 Rex D. Dog visits The Willows State School in Kirwan

    The children of Defence families at The Willows State School got a very special visitor, with Defence Housing Australia’s (DHA) favourite fury friend Rex D. Dog dropping by to help the school’s librarian read his book, Sticking Together, to a group of more than 80 Defence kids.

  8. 5 August 2014 Advisers appointed for scoping study

    The Minister for Finance Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann has today announced the appointment of business and legal advisers for the scoping study into the future ownership of Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

  9. 9 July 2014 Tender documents for scoping study released

    Tender documents for the scoping study into the future ownership options of DHA were released on Friday 27 June 2014 via AusTender.

  10. 9 July 2014 Defence members to benefit from double discount

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is making it even easier for Defence members to invest in its property investment program by doubling the discount for Defence members.

  11. 4 June 2014 DHA to be a part of scoping study

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has been announced in the Federal Budget as one of the government agencies to be a part of a privatisation scoping study. The results of this study will determine if and when DHA will be sold.

  12. 16 May 2014 Dr Katrina Warren to launch book for Defence kids

    TV vet, and mother of one, Dr Katrina Warren will launch the second in a series of books aimed at kids of Defence force families on Sunday 18 May at Gold Creek Station, Hall. The book, Sticking Together, is a light-hearted story aimed at four to eight-year-olds.

  13. 24 February 2014 Tell us your story and get a free photo shoot

    Moving a family around the country from one posting cycle to the next is a challenge that every Defence family faces, but doing so when you have big family and several pets creates a whole new meaning to the word challenge.

  14. 7 January 2014 Award-winning architects engaged to help restore Freo cottages

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) has engaged award-winning heritage local firm Griffiths Architects to provide expert advice on the restoration of the heritage-listed Fremantle Married Quarters.

  15. 16 December 2013 Defence members to reside in award-winning developments at Maribyrnong

    Defence members will soon reside in award-winning developments ‘Waterview’ and ‘The Edge Apartments’ at Maribyrnong’s Edgewater Estate in Victoria.

  16. 17 November 2013 DHA to make its home in Newcastle CBD

    Award-winning residential developer Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is moving its Hunter Valley operation into the CBD, as it prepares to extend its residential developments in the burgeoning city.

  17. 22 October 2013 Families frolic at Twilight in the Park

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is moving into the Rasmussen community and recently held a Twilight in the Park event to introduce itself to its new neighbours.

  18. 20 August 2013 DHA goes mobile

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is on the road to mobile technology with the introduction of the latest mobile devices. Theses devices will allow DHA staff to provide more efficient service to Defence members and their families.

  19. 18 June 2013 HMAS Cerberus facelift taking shape

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) today handed over the first of more than 80 homes being upgraded at HMAS Cerberus.

  20. 5 June 2013 DHA signs-up to a decade of military service

    Defence Housing Australia (DHA) is today celebrating an extension to its agreement to provide homes for Defence members.

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