We recently talked to Kristina (Adelaide/Woodside Coordinator) about her volunteer role with the Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc. Tell us about the group you volunteer for and your role The Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc is a non-profit organisation established to assist Navy, Army and Air Force families with a family member with … Continue reading Volunteering at Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc.
We recently talked to Belinda Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Bravery Trust, an organisation that supports current ADF members and veterans. When was Bravery Trust established? Bravery Trust was established in 2012 to meet a growing need for urgent financial support for members and ex-members injured during service, particularly due to modern conflict. We believe … Continue reading We talked to Bravery Trust
Tell us about the group you volunteer for and your role. I volunteer for Pearce Community Group, I am currently the secretary, previously I was the president and one of the founding members. We are still just a small group but aim to connect and support Defence families of the northern suburbs of Perth. How … Continue reading Volunteer work in the Defence Community
Just about every ADF partner can relate to the employment challenges of postings. No sooner do you get yourself settled and in a satisfying job, than it’s posting time again and you’re off! In this post, we get to hear from two women working with Defence Health, as well as the HR advisor at Defence … Continue reading Defence Health: A Defence Partner Friendly Employer
We spoke recently to Claire, an ADF partner who volunteers with the Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc. Tell us about the group you volunteer for and your role Claire is the National Coordinator and Canberra Coordinator for the Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc (DSNSG). The DSNSG is a non-profit benevolent volunteer organisation established … Continue reading Volunteering for the Defence Special Needs Support Group
We spoke with Andony Chambers recently, one of the state Directors at Open Arms. We wanted to know some of the ways ADF partners and members can reach out for help with their mental health. Open Arms provides mental health and wellbeing support for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families. What … Continue reading Making the decision to call Open Arms
In a matter of months working from home has gone from being perceived as a benefit, something offered by progressive or creative organisations to a necessity for many, even the most traditional and conservative of organisations. As businesses try to figure out what the new normal looks like and the practicalities of returning to centralised … Continue reading Want to continue working from home?
We chatted to Vonnie (Siobhan) who has been the Coordinator at the Gallipoli Barracks Community Centre in Brisbane for the past four years. How did you start here? I had posted to Brisbane after being involved on various levels in my previous posting with the community and its activities. The job was advertised in the … Continue reading Gallipoli Barracks Community Centre Coordinator