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Arts Centre Spire, Melbourne

Arts Centre Spire, Melbourne

Victoria is an ideal place for all sorts of activities.  We have wonderful mountains, great beaches and diverse natural environments.  For those living in  the Melbourne area, including Geelong and Frankston, whether your interest is in motor sports, food, fashion, shopping, comedy theatre or the arts you are sure to find a festival or event just right for you.

Victorian Information

Depending on where you live, in Victoria we have support groups in the following areas:

    • Melbourne West  covering RAAF Base Williams (Laverton and Point Cook), Williamstown, Victoria Barracks and Geelong/Queenscliff areas.
    • Melbourne North covering Simpson Barracks, Maygar Barracks and families living in areas such as Greensborough, Epping and South Morang.  This group also assists families living in the Bulleen, Burwood, Blackburn areas.
    • Frankston / Mornington
    • Albury/Wodonga
    • Puckapunyal
    • Sale

If you don’t live in any of these areas, please contact the National Coordinator on 1800 037 674 for information on local services and supports.

Latest News from DSNSG Victoria

New Coordinators Wanted

We are currently looking for a new coordinator for the following areas.

Sydney North

Sydney South



Melbourne North

Melbourne West


Darling Downs


Wagga Wagga


If you would like to help out other families with special needs please contact the National Coordinator Sandra Soulsby at

Sale Christmas Event 2017

Please click the link to view the flyer for the Sale Christmas Event

DSNSG Inc Sale Christmas Event 2017

Puckapunyal Christmas Event 2017

Please click the link to view the flyer for the Puckapunyal Christmas Event

DSNSG Inc Puckapunyal Christmas Event 2017

Sale Winter Newsletter 2017

Please click the link below to view the latest edition of the Sale Winter Newsletter

DSNSG Sale Winter Newsletter 2017

DSNSG Inc National E-Newsletter – July 2017

Please click the link below to view the latest edition of the DSNSG National E-Newsletter

DSNSG July 2017 National E-Newsletter

National E-Newsletter March-May 2017

Please click the link to view the latest edition of the National Newsletter

National E-Newsletter March-May 2017

The Role of Royal Australian Air Force Chaplains

Please click the link to view video of ‘The Role of Royal Australian Air Force Chaplains’

The Role of Royal Australian Air Force Chaplains

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)

Victorian Government Carer Card Program

Victorian Carer Card ProgramThe Victorian Government has launched the new Carer Card Program, providing benefits to carers such as:

The Carer Card is a credit-card sized plastic card that will provide the holder with:

  • Discounts on a range of government and community venues, activities, goods and services
  • Discounts at over 700 participating private businesses
  • Free travel on public transport on Sundays and travel vouchers for two free return off-peak trips within Victoria

If you are receiving the carer allowance for a family member, you may be eligible.

To find out  more and to apply online click here

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