Who can join Defence Health
Who's eligible to join
- All those who have previously served in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and their partners and children
Australian Defence Force (ADF) supporters
- Anyone who works or has worked in the Department of Defence and other Defence-related departments
- Anyone who works or has worked for a Defence supplier – a company or agency contracted to the Department of Defence, where you are or were involved in the supply of goods and services to Defence.
Extended families of all above
- You are the mum or dad, son or daughter, sister or brother, grandchild or ex-spouse/partner of a serving or ex-serving member of the Australian Defence Force or of an ADF supporter (described above)
Australian Defence Force (ADF) families
Partners and children of ADF members (permanent, and reservists serving 20 or more training days in a financial year). If you’re a member of the permanent ADF you don’t need to cover yourself.