Viewbank College
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ADF Families

ADF Personnel

Viewbank College has a DTM to assist and support ADF families in their transition between Defence facilities across Australia. This is a relatively new position at the college.

The DTM at Viewbank College is Michael Walton and he is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday on the college phone number: 94582811

His email address is mwalton@viewbank.vic.edu.au

Michael provides information, support and referral to Viewbank students and parents of ADF Families.

Michael can offer support in a number of areas, but works specifically with students in the following ways:

  • Counselling for students – one to one
  • Peer mentoring and focus groups
  • Co-ordinating student events and parent meetings
  • Monitoring student attendance and emotional wellbeing
  • Referrals to outside agencies when appropriate

More information can be found at the links below-

Defence Community link – http://www.defence.gov.au/dco/

Defence Families of Australia- www.dfa.org.au