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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

Rainbow Beach
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…
November 29, 2017

Forgetfulness and Aging: What's Normal?

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Keep Calm and ... How’s That Go Again? Odds are, you won’t be as flexible at age 60 as you were at 20. Or as fast. Or strong. Time affects your body, and your brain comes right along for the ride. Connections between brain cells that make and pull up memories…
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November 04, 2017

SES Veterans Group

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At last month's AGM our new Director Raechel Squires spoke of how initiated a new veterans' support group within the SES Congratulations Raechel and SES. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3yT8aid6Pyw&feature=youtu.be
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Nov 04, 2017 410

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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Nov 04, 2017 1647

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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Jul 15, 2017 396

PTSD Research

School of Behavioural and Cognitive Science University of New England Armidale NSW 2351…
Jun 18, 2017 480

AFOM Winter Newsletter Update

Welcome to our Winter Newsletter Update Edition Since our last update we have had two…
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May 29, 2017 685

Invisible Wounds Black Tie, Red Carpet Dinner

Come along and support our Foundation - giving Help, Assistance and Support to our…
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May 29, 2017 398

The Birth of A Needs Based Foundation

Hi, my name, is Laughlin O’Connor and I am the producer/director of AFOM “The Birth for A…