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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

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May 09, 2018

PTSD Treatment for Veterans: What’s Working, What’s New, and What’s Next

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More than a decade of war in the Middle East has pushed post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to the forefront of public health concerns. The last several years have seen a dramatic increase in the number of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans seeking help for…
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April 01, 2018

Autumn 2018 Newsletter

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AUTUMN 2018 AFOM NEWSLETTER With the gigantic changes in the weather around Australia, it's hard to say if it's good to say thank you for cooler or warmer weather. However, I am sure we are still lucky to live in Australia, whatever the weather. Whether it be…
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January 10, 2018

Partners Retreat 2018

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AFOM is delighted to collaborate with Operation PTSD Support Partners Forum for this years retreat ! This retreat commences on May 2nd for a week OR if you can only get away for the weekend (a long weekend) that may be able to be arranged as well - It will be…
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January 09, 2018

Charity Dinner and Fundraiser

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AUSTRALIAN FAMILIES OF THE MILITARY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (AFOM) AFOM researches and provides supports service for the families of the men and women of theAustralian Defence Forces THE FREEMASONS OF DISTRICT 15 ARE HOSTING A“ST PATRICKS DAY” WARM UP CHARITY…
Nov 29, 2017 318

Forgetfulness and Aging: What's Normal?

Keep Calm and ... How’s That Go Again? Odds are, you won’t be as flexible at age 60 as…
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Nov 04, 2017 237

SES Veterans Group

At last month's AGM our new Director Raechel Squires spoke of how initiated a new…
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Nov 04, 2017 500

Men's Retreat No 7

Next Men's Retreat/Working Bee 6th December - 10th December 2017 Meet at Mortel's at 10am…
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AFOM's gifts for our Australian Troops

AFOM is using money raised this year to put together packages to send to our troops…
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Oct 24, 2017 354

What AFOM has achieved over the last 12 months.

A wonderful time was had by all at our Black Tie Red Carpet Dinner. The food was…
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Jul 15, 2017 501

PTSD Research

School of Behavioural and Cognitive Science University of New England Armidale NSW 2351…