Over the past week we have been looking at self assessment tools to identify potential employment opportunities, it’s now time to look at some practical steps and training you can look at to make your choose path a reality. We are in the midst of a great global pause, here in Australia we are lucky … Continue reading Prepare to Shine
Dear Employer, To start with we would like to say a big THANK YOU!!! Thank you for doing everything you can to keep us safe during this time. Thank you for making the changes needed so if we could, we can continue to do what we love, from home. Thank you for providing the flexibility … Continue reading Open Letter to Employers
Thanks to Defence Health for this article It’s time to get creative while you and the kids stay safe at home. Whether you’ve got toddlers or teenagers, there will no doubt be some challenges in the coming weeks (and possibly months) together at home. The important thing to remember – especially with teenagers – is … Continue reading What to do with the kids during COVID-19?
Some words from our DFA Northern Queensland delegate, Chandell. So far with COVID-19 my family’s life has remained relatively unchanged but that’s about to change with Anzac Day. As a Defence child and now a Defence family, Anzac Day has a very special meaning to my family, as I am sure it does for so … Continue reading Anzac at Home 2020
Thanks to Mrs Mully an Australian military partner currently living in the USA for a posting for her thoughts on the current pandemic. COVID-19 has changed the world as we knew it and the effects have been devastating. They are especially devastating for those families who have lost loved ones! The effects have also been … Continue reading In unsettling times, we can ALL do our part.
We are pleased to announce another employer has joined our Defence Partner Friendly Employment Program. Welcome Work Rehab. Work Rehab employ multidisciplinary health professionals for rehabilitation, return to work and transition programs. A lot of their work is with transitioning veterans via the Department of Veterans Affairs. Current Vacancies More from Work Rehab. Work Rehab … Continue reading Work Rehab
Over the month of March 2020 DFA hosted a First Five Years webinar for families of each of the three ADF Services. We asked the Deputy Service Chiefs to talk about what to expect from a Services perspective such as how much the member will be away and in what locations. And we asked the … Continue reading The First Five Years as an ADF Partner: Navy
In part 1 of this post we had a quick look at the overview of the different pay arrangements and considered hourly and APS pay arrangements. In part two we are going to review what is commonly known as Award or Agreement free contracts or Common law contracts. We will also have a look at … Continue reading Know your worth as an employee – Part 2