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        • Who We Are
        • Part of Australian Defence and supporting
          our Soldiers, Airmen and women since 1915

        • What We Do
        • AAFCANS directly operates Canteens Outlets
          located on ADF bases around Australia.

        • Services On Base
        • AAFCANS and our specialty vendors provide a range of services on base designed to make your ADF life a little easier

        • AAFCANS Directory
        • Browse AAFCANS outlets online and filter by state, base type and facilities.

        • Giving Back
        • As a not-for-profit Defence organisation, any additional funds made goes back to Defence and our customers through disbursements, price cuts and facility improvements.

        • Perks & Promos
        • We’ve put together a number of perks and promotions, which will help you relax, save money and enjoy a little downtime!

        • Loyalty Offer
        • Being part of Defence, we put loyalty on a pedestal. We proudly support those who support us!

        • Our Menus
        • We source and produce the very best quality food and beverages available! Our menus are designed especially for you and deliver on quality – convenience and value!

        • Catering
        • We cater for all types of events held on base.
          No minimum order and free delivery!

        • Reporting
        • View our current corporate governance documents online such as our annual report, corporate plan, policies and more! Archive links are also provided.

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What We Do

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Our purpose is to contribute to Defence capability

AAFCANS is a Commonwealth not-for-profit organisation within the Defence portfolio

The Army and Air Force Canteen Service is a Corporate Commonwealth entity formed to  provide  goods,  facilities  and  services  to  or  for  members of the Defence community. AAFCANS directly operates food services and facilities on 27 Army and Air Forces bases and joint ADF facilities throughout Australia.

Part of Defence working to support ADF

Our facilities on base include, canteens, kiosks, mobile food vans, grocery convenience outlets, bistros, post offices and vending. Services covering dry cleaning, catering and post offices are also provided at various bases.

Additional services such as banks, barbers, hair dressers, specialty food outlets, dry cleaners, mechanical workshops, post offices, clothing retailers, photographers, florists and more are provided by specialist vendors at various bases through Licence to Trade Agreements.

We directly operate food services on
27 ADF Bases across Australia

We are a self-sustaining ‘not for profit’ statutory organisation administered under the Army and Air Force Canteen Regulation 2016 and the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act 2013. The Commonwealth Government owns AAFCANS through the responsible Minister.

We are not contractors, but we are part of the Defence family portfolio. Which means monies spent at AAFCANS outlets and facilities stays within the Defence family. Profits are utilized to provide continuous innovation and improvement to facilities and services for our soldiers, airmen & airwomen.

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