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The Australian Families of the Military Research and Support Foundation (AFOM) is a Foundation set up by past and current serving Australian Military Personnel and their families.

Our mission is to advance the health and wellbeing of partners and families of past and current serving Australian Military Personnel.

We aim to become the foremost organisation in Australia that:

  • promotes, coordinates and funds research that is not encumbered by political and/or Departmental outcomes.
  • provides support for and advocates for the needs of partners and families of past and current Australian Military personnel.

Latest News & Updates

October 16, 2016

Sutherland Shire Invisible Wounds

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AFOM Caring for ALL in our Community When: Tuesday 8th November 2016 CLUB ON EAST (was known as Suth.United Serv.Club) 7 East Parade, Sutherland Entry - $5 Commencing: 9:30am for a meet and mingle and Closes at 3:30-4pm Invisible Wounds: Effects on the…
Gatsby take final
September 22, 2016

Black and White Gatsby Night

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Tickets online sale at: http://www.afom.org.au/shop-auctions/shop For further information , hard copy tickets or dietary information: contact Belinda : 0438577518 or email Gail gailv2@bigpond.com or Belinda on Belinda.Woods@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
August 26, 2016

Ruth Rogers

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Ruth comes from a long line of Military family. Her Father served in the Malaysian Emergency, PNG from 1966 to 1972, and a Maralinga Veteran. Married to a retired Infantry soldier and has a son who served for 10 years completing 3 tours Timor, Iraq and…
July 21, 2016

A Visual Guide to Generalized Anxiety Disorder

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What’s Normal? It's natural to worry during stressful times. But some people feel tense and anxious day after day, even with little to worry about. When this lasts for 6 months or longer, it may be generalized anxiety disorder. Many people don't know they…
Jun 27, 2016 408

AFOM Ladies Retreat

A few months ago I was trawling through Facebook when I came across this flyer for a…
Jun 21, 2016 439

Depression Overview

Depression: What Is It? It's natural to feel down sometimes, but if that low mood lingers…
May 04, 2016 398

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Our focus areas - research, support and advocacy
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Apr 19, 2016 498

Dinner with John Cantwell - May 21st 2016

It is with very deep regret, that we must postpone the Dinner with John Cantwell until…
Apr 18, 2016 294

AFOM 'Lovedale Long Lunch' Fundraiser - May 14th 2016

AFOM is hosting another Lovedale Long Lunch Fundraiser again this year.
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Apr 17, 2016 252

AFOM Ladies Pamper Retreat Weekend - Hunter Valley

On the 8th to 10th of April, we held our first 'Ladies Pamper Retreat Weekend' event for…