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Hi and welcome to Brisbane.
My name is Sabrina Mejia and I am the Local coordinator for DSNSG Brisbane. We also have an Assistant Local Coordinator and her name is Michelle Lafferty.

Brisbane is Australia’s third largest city and has something for everyone, especially if you like outdoor living.  with some of the world’s most beautiful beaches within an easy drive (50  minutes south to the Gold Coast and 60 minutes north to the Sunshine Coast), a subtropical climate, picturesque hinterlands, great shopping and fabulous arts and entertainment, Brisbane has it all.

The major Defence establishment in the Brisbane area is at Gallipoli Barracks, located in the suburb of Enoggera.  There is also a naval estalishment on the south side of Brisbane at Bulimba.

By linking in to us, you have access to the wider support, information and assistance that is available throughout our network.  For more information about Brisbane, have a look at the handy ‘Welcome to Brisbane’ booklet compilied by DCO.

Please give national a call  to find out what else we are doing and to go on our mailing list.

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For more information about what we are doing in this area and when the next event or coffee and chat is please contact either Sabrina on 0433404622 or Michelle on 0404004775.

Latest News from DSNSG Brisbane

National E-Newsletter November 2015

National E-Newlsetter November 2015

Welcome to our end of year Newsletter.

  • National Coordinator Message – Kim Collins
  • National Assistant Coordinator Message – Terry Fisk
  • Membership & Communications Officer Message – Sandra Soulsby
  • Updated Local Coordinators List
  • DCO – Families with Special Needs on the Move
  • Important Links for Families
  • Information on Chaplaincy
  • Information from our Supporting Partners


National Newsletter May 2015

Dear DSNSG Members,
Welcome to DSNSG 21st Anniversary National E-Newsletter.
Inside this exciting edition, you will the find the following information.
  • Welcoming to 21st Anniversary E-Newsletter
  • Launching of 3 New Programs for 2015
  • Connecting Families
  • FYI
  • A word from Memberships
  • DSNSG Facebook Page
  • Important Links for families
  • National Committee and Local Coordinator Contact List
  • Supporting Partners.
Kind Regards,
Kim Collins
National Coordinator


National E-Newsletter May 2015 (1)

Sue Larkey Workshop – Brisbane, Amberley, Gold Coast and Darling Downs

Are you caring for someone with ASD?


The Defence Special Needs Support Group through its For Your Information (FYI) Program is offering DSNSG families that opportunity to attend the following workshop at the reduced cost of only $50 per person.


Teaching Strategies and Behaviour Support by Sue Larkey on Friday 13th March at Kedron-Wavell Services Club, Cnr Kittyhawk and Way St Chermside Qld.

To book and secure your place, email FYI Coordinator at by 28 Feb 15.

Please note that you will need to pay prior to receiving your tickets and/or confirmation of registration.

For further information please call Margaret Maher,Assistant National Coordinator on 02 62558576.


Brisbane, Amberley, Gold Coast Xmas Party

imageDSNSG would like to thank APS Benefits for Supporting our Xmas Parties

New Coordinators

The National Committee would like to welcome and formally introduce our new coordinators.

Leah Scott Sale
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Laurie Coleman Williamtown
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