Welcome

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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December 19, 2018

Spring/Summer Newsletter

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Everyone has been kept busy this last 12 months for all the board members. We would like to do some "Thank you" and "Congratulations" to just some of the people who have worked so hard this year. Included with AFOM duties there has been lots of family changes…
December 09, 2018

Coping with stress during the holidays

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May 20, 2018

Mens Retreat - More info to come!

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Heads up! - We are holding another mens retreat. Want to get away for a couple of days and enjoy a men’s only camping weekend? Then this is for you! For current and past serving military and front line responders: police, firemen, ambulance officers etc.…
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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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Apr 01, 2018 799

Autumn 2018 Newsletter

AUTUMN 2018 AFOM NEWSLETTER With the gigantic changes in the weather around Australia,…
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Jan 10, 2018 1496

Partners Retreat 2018

AFOM is delighted to collaborate with Operation PTSD Support Partners Forum for this…
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Jan 09, 2018 718

Charity Dinner and Fundraiser

AUSTRALIAN FAMILIES OF THE MILITARY RESEARCH FOUNDATION (AFOM) AFOM researches and…
Nov 29, 2017 615

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 492

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 803

Men's Retreat No 7

Next Men's Retreat/Working Bee 6th December - 10th December 2017 Meet at Mortel's at 10am…