AAFCANS helps 31 Welfare Funds


#Air Force News,

In the 2021 financial year, AAFCANS contributed $693,683 to Army and Air Force welfare, made possible through its automated retail vending program. The top three recipients were Lavarack Barracks with an impressive $122,279.87, Lone Pine Barracks with $81,437.15 and Puckapunyal with $60,653.52. Some bases recorded increases of up to 88 per cent on their previous year’s returns, including Robertson Barracks with $54,891.67. This is almost double their previous year’s disbursement return. Other top performers were Kapooka, Albury Wodonga and Gallipoli Barracks. A full list of payments by base is available online.

In total, 31 Defence welfare funds benefitted from the profits generated by 301 AAFCANS-branded vending machines, spread across 36 ADF bases or Defence facilities. AAFCANS vending machines earn big rewards for their host bases and provides members with convenient 24/7 access to amenities.

For more information contact AAFCANS welfare team at welfare@aafcans.gov.au, visit AAFCANS website aafcans.gov.au/giving-back or speak with your local canteen manager. For new vending machine information, fill in the web form to receive a call back and further information links.
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