Advocating for Defence families

Finding support for employment during the pandemic

We know there are many ADF partners and family members that have lost jobs during the current lockdowns and border closures.

Last year and earlier this year, we published several blogs that are still relevant in the current climate.

Check them out to see what support is available.

Information on making the Partner Employment Assistance Program (PEAP) work for you.

Did you know this is available to all partners regardless of posting and there are more options and free workshops for job seeking and career help now available?

How to apply for a job in the Australian Public Service (APS) Many departments currently have temporary registers open.

Nursing positions are still in demand. Check out Your Nursing Agency (YNA) for more information

RSL Queensland / RSL Employment can support you in resume preparation and job search. This is free and now available across Australia.

Have a job interview? But it’s remote? Check out our tips.

Working with a recruiter to find work

For those needing financial support make sure you check out what you might be entitled to.

Defence families and friends, we encourage you to talk to each other and reach out for support if you need to.

Defence Member & Family Helpline (DMFS) – 1800 624 608

Open Arms – 1800 011 046

Lifeline – 13 11 14

Kids Helpline – 1800 551 800

To contact a Chaplain, please call the Defence Service Centre on 1800 333 362

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