Family and Domestic Violence


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

Update from the DFA Convenor


We’re wearing unicorn masks to team video conference meetings, listening to Brenè Brown podcasts and swapping stories about Anzac Day, kids and schooling. That’s how things are in DFA at the moment. We’re also still here advocating for Defence Families. In this podcast Brenè talks about having what she calls a ‘family gap plan’. She … Continue reading Update from the DFA Convenor

Getting help with your Job Hunt, working with Recruiters and/or Career Coaches (Part 1)


Both Recruiters and Career Coaches can help you land the perfect job but the roles they perform are quite different although complimentary. This can be a confusing field initially when you first look into it as they can both go by a variety of similar names, recruitment agent, employment consultant, employment advisor, job network provider … Continue reading Getting help with your Job Hunt, working with Recruiters and/or Career Coaches (Part 1)

Work Rehab


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

Webinars


Why a First Five Years Webinar? Over the month of March DFA is hosting a First Five Years webinar for families of each of the three Services. We’ve 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 … Continue reading Webinars