Defence School Mentors provide in-school support for children from Defence families through the Defence School Mentor Program.
The program assists students and their families as they start at school and helps them to integrate into the school community. Importantly, extra support is provided to ensure the health and wellbeing of children during parental absences.
Mentors can also assist students and their families with advice and referrals to specialised assistance if required.
A number of financial support services are available to help minimise disruption to schooling caused by posting within Australia. This support can assist with the cost of tutoring, special needs support, boarding fees and tertiary accommodation.