Amy Martin has kindly written this week’s guest blog post about how she was able to secure work with BAE Systems, one of our Defence Partner Friendly Employers. Recently, I was reviewing a post shared by Defence Families Australia about their Defence Partner Friendly employer program. Curious, I clicked through and read about the checklist … Continue reading Resilience, adaptability, communication, time management, and social skills.
Our third Defence family profile is with Jenn, Kate and their two boys. How did you two meet? Kate: Jenn and I met in Sydney in 1999 through a mutual friend, my housemate and Jenn’s university buddy. We both grew up in Sydney and when we met had management jobs in the corporate sector – Jenn … Continue reading Our ADF Families: Jenn & Kate
Last week we presented our very first webinar on Career Support for ADF Partners. “The idea for the webinar stemmed from efforts to encourage collaboration between various stakeholders in supporting ADF partner career development/employment, facilitated by Amanda McCue who recently undertook a Churchill Fellowship on ADF partner employment. The webinar focused on information about how ADF partners … Continue reading Followup to Career Support Webinar
We are delighted to welcome Defence Bank to our list of employers that support Defence Partner Employment. We’ve asked Defence Bank to tell us a little bit about their organisation. Who is Defence Bank? We are a bank who is member-owned and who re-invests our profits into improving products and services to benefit our members. … Continue reading Defence Partner Friendly Employer
Australian Defence Force Cadets Commemorate 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Amiens Cadet Corporal Breydon Verryt-Reid, from 612 Squadron (AAFC) in Mount Gambier, South Australia, recently travelled to the north of France to commemorate the Centenary of the Battle of Amiens and the last 100 Days of World War I. Cadet Corporal Verryt-Reid was one … Continue reading ADF Cadets