The Association was formally developed on July 25th 1993 and the Headquarters were established at Keswick. Throughout the next ten years, 10 Sub-branches have been formed throughout the State so all members can now attend a sub-branch in the near proximity of their home.
To promote the interests and welfare of National Servicemen, their families and dependants and to provide an avenue for social interaction between them.
To promote the history and tradition of the Australian Defence Forces and in particular National Servicemen.
To establish a fund for the general conduct and management of the Association.
To promote comradeship within and between persons who have served in the Australian Defence Forces and Allied Forces.
To obtain recognition of all National Servicemen by an award in the Australian Honours system.
To promote the concept of National Service and Community Service by the youth of Australia.
To support and participate in celebrations honouring past and present members of the Australian Defence Forces and in particular the remembrance on Anzac Day.
To observe a day in each year to be called National Serviceman’s Day in recognition of the contribution to Australia by National Servicemen.
To assist and affiliate with other organisations having like objects or membership as the Association upon such terms and conditions as may be mutually agreed on.