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Thursday, 18 January 2024

As the vibrant military community of Townsville continues to grow, The Oasis Townsville is excited to announce its participation in the Defence Member and Family Support 2024 Welcome & Information Expo, scheduled for Saturday, February 3rd at 930am at the Townsville Stadium.

This event provides a unique opportunity for newcomers to Townsville to explore a diverse range of support and services from various organisations. Among them, The Oasis stands out as a dedicated resource for veterans, partners, and families, offering personalised support and a range of valuable programs.

At The Oasis, inclusivity is at the core of our mission. We understand the unique challenges faced by defence families and extend our services to partners and family members, ensuring a holistic and supportive environment.

Angie Barsby General Manager of The Oasis Townsville emphasises, "At The Oasis, we take pride in offering a Personalised Referral Service designed exclusively for Veterans, partners, and families,
ensuring a seamless connection to the services that are required. Our dedicated Jobs Service specialises in guiding towards meaningful opportunities in education, skilling, employment, business ownership, and volunteering.

The Oasis is buzzing with a multitude of upcoming events and activities. If you are seeking employment, mark your calendar for the Career Connections event on February 21st—it's a must-attend. Additionally, we're excited to announce our inaugural Leisure Expo on Saturday, March 2nd. If you're curious about what Townsville has to offer, don't miss out—come and explore!

The Oasis stall at the Expo will not only provide information about all our upcoming events but also offer an opportunity to connect with our team members, who are dedicated to assisting defence families in their transition to Townsville.

To add excitement to the Expo experience, The Oasis is hosting a draw where anyone approaching the table stands a chance to win a Yeti with their first coffee free. There will be two chances to win this
fantastic prize.

For those unable to make it to the Expo, The Oasis Townsville is open Monday to Friday between 9am and 3pm, located at 1 Staging Camp Ave, Oonoonba.

Join us at the Defence Member and Family Support (DMFS) Welcome & Information Expo, discover the support network awaiting you, and get ready to start your journey at The Oasis Townsville.

For more information about The Oasis Townsville, visit

MEDIA CONTACT: Renée Gardner | RANDI Digital - 0416 051 158

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