Domestic Violence


It could happen to you. It could be happening to someone you know. The Defence community is not immune to incidents of Domestic Violence During holidays, the dynamics within household situations are often altered. There could be increased financial and family pressures. Sometimes after long periods of work or absences from home the adjustment period … Continue reading Domestic Violence

You’ve lost that loving feeling


Everything you need to know about managing a relationship breakdown when you are in a relationship with an ADF member. Relationship breakdowns are a difficult but sometimes necessary part of life. Sometimes living with Defence life, with its challenges such as frequent absences from home and uncertainty, can add additional strain to healthy relationships and … Continue reading You’ve lost that loving feeling

Defence Health supports families


Did you know at defencehealth.com.au you can search for a doctor by name, by speciality, or by location? The Healthshare directory can also identify doctors who have agreed to use Access Gap in the past. Access Gap helps to cut the cost of medical treatment for people going to hospital. When a doctor uses Access Gap, a privately insured … Continue reading Defence Health supports families

Welcome to Konekt


We are delighted to announce that Konekt Workcare has joined our Defence Partner Friendly Employer initiative. Konekt have written this week’s guest blog post to introduce themselves. Konekt WorkCare is an organisation who pride ourselves in being an employer of choice. We have a national, geographical footprint that matches the ADF geographical footprint perfectly, allowing … Continue reading Welcome to Konekt

Resilience, adaptability, communication, time management, and social skills.


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.