About DefenceLife

DefenceLife contains important info for Defence families on issues that  directly affect families who are often on the move, face career challenges, have to manage family life, and eventually transition to civilian life.

For full details about advertising into DefenceLife magazine please download our Media Kit here.

This annual full colour, full gloss magazine contains up-to-date information on the issues that confront Defence personnel and families, including moving home and family from one posting to another, coping with different education systems, relocating children into school or childcare, dealing with deployments, and partners having to find new employment in a new location.

Making the best of career choices in the Services, and dealing with the eventual transition to civilian life are also important aspects of DefenceLife content. DefenceLife provides advice on many aspects of career development while in the Services and when they transition to a new life.

Fast Facts
  • Full colour, full gloss magazine
  • Published annually – 12 months exposure for your advertising
  • Resource Handbook for Defence personnel and families
  • Content includes Lifestyle, postings and transition, Family support services, State by State education guide, What’s on and what’s hot in your new locality
  • Marketing to Defence personnel and families – some of Australia’s top income earners
  • Online presence – your adverts linked to your website
  • Circulation 15,000 – Readership 30,000
  • Distributed to ADF families through Housing Management Centres and nationally to military bases across Australia
Our readers love DefenceLife

Readers of this full-colour magazine have an average salary of $70,000 pa, with an average family income exceeding $120,000 – and are within the top 50 per cent of income earners nationally. This represents a unique and lucrative market sector.

“On being posted to Toowoomba we received a copy of DefenceLife. This publication was amazing. The resources and information provided on Defence postings, the education information as well as ‘Life in Defence’were great reading. We read it, and re-read it.”
Nathan & Natalie