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Defence School Transition Aide

Springfield Lakes State School is a primary school in the Metropolitan region of SE Queensland and caters for students from Prep to Year 6.
There are a number of students at Springfield Lakes State School whose parents are employed in the Australian Defence Force.
Our DSTA is Kim Roberts.  She has been a Defence spouse for 21 years with 3 school aged children so has experienced many of the ups and downs of Defence life.
Kim’s role as DSTA includes the following:
•Act as a point of contact for ADF parents and children new to the school and its community.
•Assist with the new families with enrolment, even prior to arriving in the area.
•Provide a link between the families, school and the Defence services.
•Assist where possible with families posted away from our school.
•Provide support for children whose parent is deployed.
•Inform families of the education assistance scheme.
Kim is available at the school Tuesdays, Thursdays  and Fridays and can be contacted via the school office on 07 34379888 or email