Returned Services League (RSL) Australia

Geckos Family Centre

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Defence Community Organisation (DCO) Family Update

   The latest family update from DCO


School Holiday Programme

Come and enjoy the September School Holidays at Geckos!


The Australian Peacekeepers Day 23 Sept 17

70th Anniversary Commemoration Parade and Service - Deep Creek Retreat, 23 Sept 11am


Managing during Absence

Join Defence Community Organisation to learn some practical tips to manage absence.  5th October 12.30 & 17.30


Geckos 10th Birthday Celebration

Come along and enjoy.  15th October 1100-1400


Are you looking for a Job?

Come along to our FREE fun, informative, jam packed sessions with tips and clues on applying for jobs.

9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th October - 9am-11.30am


Members with Dependant Unaccompied

Information session will include what to consider and the implications of posting as MWD (U)



  KidSMART is a 4 week program for primary aged kids to help them manage deployment and parental absence



  FamilySMART is a four week program explores ways to manage your partner’s absence, in a relaxed and supportive environment


Kookaburra Kids Foundation Program

  Australian Kookaburra Kids supports kids living in families affected by mental illness.  The program provides free recreational, educational camps and other activities, giving kids a break, in a fun, positive safe environment.  Kids have the oppotrunity to meet other kids in similar families and develop new friendships.


Relationships Australia - Bringing Up Great Kids

  Bringing Up Great Kids is a six session Reflective Parenting Program suitable for parents with children 1-12.


RSL Care & RDNS - Mental Health

Reaserachers at RSL Care & RDNS Institute want to explore the experience of current and former members of the ADF and their families in finding information and support about mental health issues.

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