Working at DHA

About us

Thank you for considering a career with Defence Housing Australia (DHA).

DHA was established as a statutory authority in 1988 and became a Government Business Enterprise (GBE) in 1992, to undertake business activities on behalf of the Australian Government.

At DHA, we provide quality housing and related services to Defence members and families. In doing this, we support the operational, recruitment and retention goals of the Department of Defence.

To meet our Defence housing obligations, we are active in Australian residential housing markets, acquiring and developing land, and constructing and purchasing houses.

Our staff are located in 19 offices in regional centres and nearby Defence outposts throughout Australia.

Our head office is located in Canberra, close to Defence's Russell offices and provides operational, financial, information technology, human resources, communications and corporate support to the organisation.

Fields of work

DHA offers rewarding careers in different work disciplines such as:

Property developers

  • Project managers
  • Call centre staff
  • Marketing and communication
  • Technology
  • Property managers
  • Accountants - commercial tax lawyers

Careers with us

Looking for an opportunity with DHA?

DHA is proud to be acknowledged as an Inclusive Employer in 2022 by Diversity Council Australia.
 Inclusive Employer 2022-23