We are to delighted to announce that Hireup has joined us as a Defence Partner Friendly Employer. Hireup have written this week’s guest blog post. Hireup is an online platform for people with a disability to find, hire and manage support workers who fit their needs and share their interests. People coming together with shared … Continue reading Welcome to Hireup
We’re delighted to announce that Goodstart Early Learning has been added to our website as an employer who is supportive of Defence Partner employment. Here’s some information about Goodstart. At Goodstart Early Learning, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through great early learning experiences. Professionals and specialists of all kinds join us … Continue reading Thank you Goodstart Early Learning
At our Annual National Conference dinner, we invited Amanda McCue to speak about her research with the Churchill Fellowship Trust on Military Spouse Employment. Amanda travelled to the UK, US and Canada to research what our allies were doing in this space. ADF Partner Employment has been our main advocacy focus this year and we … Continue reading Speech on Military Spouse Employment
Last week we launched our Partner Employment initative and added several links to companies who are all ADF Partner friendly employers and are also involved with the Prime Minister’s Veterans Employment Program. Thales is one of those employers. We recently asked Katherine Mitchell, Director, Resourcing at Thales for some tips about LinkedIn for Defence partners. … Continue reading LinkedIn…what’s all the fuss about?
Today DFA added some very exciting new pages about partner employment to our website. We are passionate about the importance of our Defence partners gaining and maintaining meaningful employment as they encounter some of the challenges of this Defence life, such as moving. Based on the research we have done so far on this issue … Continue reading Partner Employment Initiatives
Maree, our National Convenor and Michelle, our Communications Officer attended the inaugural Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards last night at Parliament House on behalf of Defence Families of Australia. Maree and Michelle with Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans’ Affairs, The Hon Darren Chester MP. The awards are a part of the Prime Minister’s Veterans’ … Continue reading Prime Minister’s Veterans’ Employment Awards
Partner employment remains our top advocacy issue when we talk with families around Australia. Thank you to everyone who attended the PwC ADF Spouse Networking event in Canberra on Tuesday. For those that were not able to attend, we want to share with you some of what happened on the night. Staff from PwC shared with … Continue reading Partner Employment Initiatives