Topic: Defence Community Organisation
While usually rewarding for members, deployments and other absences can be a stressful and challenging time for some families. Defence Community Organisation has developed a new webinar series for members and their families called ‘Deployment: embracing the challenge’.
It’s a classic line from a song that rings true for many Navy families managing life while a member is away from home on duty. It’s also something that Defence Community Organisation understands and works to support.
Navy members and their families recently took part in the Australian Defence Force Families Survey to share their experiences of military life and their views on current support services available.
Australian Defence Force members leaving the military will receive individual career coaching and an improved experience as Defence implements changes to its transition services.
A new program designed to assist employment prospects for those who directly support serving Australian Defence Force members launches mid year.
Navy families have two weeks left to provide feedback about their experiences and views on service life through a Defence Community Organisation initiative aimed at understanding the challenges of life in military families.
The end of the year is a busy time for a variety of reasons but for lots of Defence families, it means a change of scenery as personnel post across the state, continent, or the globe.
For the past 20 years, the Defence Community Organisation has worked with Command, families and community organisations to develop a strong, connected and resilient Defence community that supports Australian Defence Force members and their families.
Warrant Officer Shane Rosetto and his wife, Una, believe the transition back to civilian life is a family affair, and with that in mind they have both already attended an Australian Defence Force Transition Seminar in Nowra, New South Wales.
HMAS Harman conducted a Youth Mental Health Awareness Session last week as the first of a number of joint initiatives by the Harman command team and Defence Community Organisation.