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. This includes, but is not limited to, those in the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade*
  • 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’.