Secretary, ADFTWDA, PO BOX 302, Coorparoo Qld 4151

Phone: 07 3324 8958    Mobile: 0428 554 008    Email:


SO Kuga receives Dickin Medal

The Association was represented at the below event in Canberra this morning. Our President and Welfare Officer attended this Ceremony and had the opportunity to renew friendships with serving personnel and ex members of the Defence Force...

Welfare Dog Program

SQNLDR Cindy Chawner: So our visit today was really successful.

Lots of conversations about the new welfare dog program being trialed by Air Force; and the role a welfare dog can play in supporting military personnel and their families. We talked about how...


SQNLDR Brett Green remembrance & Open Day for 2SECFOR

A plaque remembering SQNLDR Brett Green was dedicated at RAAF Base Amberley on the 20th September. The 22nd September is the anniversary of the death of Brett in 2017 and o...

Vietnam photos

Both Australian & American photos and includes a number of the dogs.

National Military Working Dog Day

The 7th June Ceremony for National Military Working Dog Day was once again held at the Military and Service Dog National Monument, Wacol, Qld. Due to the inclement weather the Ceremony was held indoors but this did not deter a large representation of both serving personnel as well as past...

National Military Working Dog Day

To join the ADFTWDA in:

Celebrating "National Military Working Dog Day"
Remembrance of Sapper Darren Smith, EDD Herbie and
Sapper Jacob Moerland
Recognition of Police & other service dogs...

2018 AGM & President's Report

The 2018 AGM was held on Tuesday the 3rd April and the following were elected to the Committee:

President: Bob Jennings OAM
Vice President: George Hulse
Secretary/Treasurer: John Quane
Merchandise Officer: John Quane
Welfare Officer: Ian Hall

Animals in War Exhibition

Animals In War Exhibition at Victoria Barracks, Brisbane. February to 30th June 2018

Tour the Barracks & view the exhibition
Bookings essential:
0429 954 663

11th March 2006 Anniversary

11th March 2006
On this day in 2006 the Australian Trackers and War Dogs Memorial Park, on the bank of Lowestoft Bay, Berriedale was opened by the Governor of Tasmania. 
A number of Commemorative Columns paying tribute to those dogs who had served our country to that time lined a...

Medal Project

An update on Medals for our Military Working Dogs. This project was put together by the ADFTWDA and is administered by the Association. No other Association or group has any input to this project and any claim to seek donations for the Medal program is completely dishonest....