It has come time for a new ADF Partner to step up and lead Defence Families of Australia (DFA)As the lead advocate for families of current serving ADF members, the National Convenor actively leads the strategic direction of Defence Families of Australia (DFA) in order to ensure ADF families can thrive in this unique Defence … Continue reading National Convenor : Vacancy
Generation Health is a newly formed Australian company which brings together a number of high-quality well-established health brands. Through our brands, we deliver services across personal injury, occupational health, medico-legal and disability employment. Our nationwide teams of consultants are committed to delivering the best quality services – at the highest standards – to improve lives … Continue reading Generation Health – A Defence Partner Friendly Employer
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
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
Having been founded in 1959 as originally the Navy Co-Op Ltd at Garden Island Sydney, Australian Military Bank has for over 60 years been proudly assisting members of the ADF, their families and friends in a wide range of financial services. Being a member based organisation, with nearly 60,000 members, and with many of them … Continue reading Australian Military Bank – an ADF Partner Friendly Employer
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
Recently Beck Rayner from the Military Wife Life community, recorded a powerful podcast with an ADF partner who escaped from a difficult family situation several years ago, and with another ADF partner who is a domestic violence worker. The podcast is available on podcast apps and at https://militarywifelife.com.au/podcast/ The podcast is brutally honest and tells … Continue reading Family and Domestic Violence