Who We Support

Soldier On assists:

  • Those who have been adversely impacted as a result of service to their nation in a national security capacity
  • Those with a family member who has been adversely impacted as a result of service to their nation¬†in a national security capacity

NB: Impact may be on mental health, well-being, physical health, family bonds, and is not limited to a diagnosed mental illness such as PTSD.

 

And who fall into one of the below categories:

  • Those who have served in the Australian Defence Force for any time period since 1990*
  • Those who have served in a national security capacity for any time period since 1990*
  • Regional or State Based emergency service personnel who were seconded in a national security capacity*
  • Civilian Public Servants who were seconded in a national security capacity*
  • Immediate family members of the above including spouses, children, stepchildren and parents who are, or were, living as a family unit including those in same-sex relationships
  • Ex-spouses of a serving or ex-serving member within 5 years of relationship breakdown, or with dependent children from the relationship

 

*Soldier On will refer to these groups as ‘Service Personnel’.