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
Meet Julie Julie Hall is a Bank Manager at our Brookside branch in Queensland and started working with Westpac in 2009. Julie’s husband served in the RAAF and she is a proud Supporter of Military Families. Describe your current role at Westpac and previous roles. I started my Westpac journey in 2009 as Local Business … Continue reading Westpac – A Defence Partner Friendly Employer
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
PwC was one of the first employers to support our Defence Partner Employment Initiative. Thanks to Kristy who has kindly written for us on how she secured employment with the firm as a result of a networking event held here in Canberra at the beginning of the year while she was located in Perth. I’m … Continue reading Having more confidence in myself
PwC was one of the first employers to support our Defence Partner Employment Initiative. Thanks to Sarah who has kindly written for us on how she secured employment with the firm as a result of a networking event held here in Canberra at the beginning of the year. Networking is an incredible tool; it can … Continue reading Take a chance and embrace your network
We are to delighted to announce that Hireup has joined us as a Defence Partner Friendly Employer. Hireup have written this week’s guest blog post. Hireup is an online platform for people with a disability to find, hire and manage support workers who fit their needs and share their interests. People coming together with shared … Continue reading Welcome to Hireup
Received your posting order and yet to lock in a house? When you or your partner have received your posting order, you can activate preview access through DHA online services to view homes in the new location. When you submit a notice to vacate with DHA, or Pre-AFR (Application for Removal) with Toll, your current … Continue reading Looking for a house in your new location?
At our Annual National Conference dinner, we invited Amanda McCue to speak about her research with the Churchill Fellowship Trust on Military Spouse Employment. Amanda travelled to the UK, US and Canada to research what our allies were doing in this space. ADF Partner Employment has been our main advocacy focus this year and we … Continue reading Speech on Military Spouse Employment