Resources for Veterans

jobactive

jobactive is the Australian Government’s way to get more Australians into work, by connecting job seekers with employers. Under the Program, jobactive has been enhanced. The jobactive website(this link will open in a new tab) now enables employers to select an optional ‘defence force experience desirable’ flag, and veterans can search for jobs(this link will open in a new tab) that employers have flagged.

The jobactive website also provides information tailored for veteran jobseekers(this link will open in a new tab).

APSjobs

The Australian Public Service (APS) provides a wide range of roles, generous support and remuneration for APS employees in locations across Australia.

APSjobs will help jobseekers to discover the many career paths the APS has to offer by linking them to vacancies available in the APS, the Parliamentary Service and many other Australian Government agencies.

The APSjobs website(this link will open in a new tab) provides a gateway to a challenging and rewarding career in the APS.

Department of Veterans' Affairs

The Department of Veterans' Affairs(this link will open in a new tab) develops and delivers programs and services that assist the veteran and defence force communities.

Defence Community Organisation

Defence Community Organisation(this link will open in a new tab) assists veterans to obtain practical guidance and information to help them to transition into civilian life.

ADF Member and Family Transition Guide – A Practical Manual to Transitioning

The ADF Member and Family Transition Guide – A Practical Manual to Transitioning (PDF 1.59 MB)Opens a pdf file in a new tab contains information on the transition process for permanent ADF members. The Guide includes information on support services available to transitioning ADF members and their administrative requirements.

Career Transition Assistance Scheme

The Career Transition Assistance Scheme(this link will open in a new tab) assists ADF personnel with career transition when they separate from the ADF.

Australian Defence Force Superannuation

Australian Defence Force Superannuation(this link will open in a new tab) (ADF Super) is the current superannuation scheme for members of the Australian Defence Force.

Military Superannuation & Benefits Scheme

The Military Superannuation & Benefits Scheme(this link will open in a new tab) (MilitarySuper) is the previous superannuation scheme for members of the Australian Defence Force.

Defence Force Retirement & Death Benefits Scheme

The Defence Force Retirement & Death Benefits Scheme(this link will open in a new tab) (DFRDB) was the superannuation scheme for ADF members between 1973 - 1991.

Australian Defence Force Separation Data

ADF Separations 2012-2016 by State and Category (XLSX 808 KB)