Employment Program - Ex-Defence

Employment Program - Ex-Defence

If you’ve made the difficult decision to leave Defence, RSL Queensland can support your transition into civilian employment with our specially tailored program for ex-Defence members.

Our highly-trained Employment team will work with you to determine how they can best support your search for employment. This may include:

  • Career counselling
  • Training and development
  • Help translating your skills for the civilian job market
  • Help interpreting selection criteria, writing CVs and application letters and social media profiles
  • Interview coaching
  • Connections to employers.

Simply fill in the Expression of Interest Form below. You will then be contacted by the RSL Queensland Employment team for an initial assessment to determine your needs and eligibility.

Employment Program - Ex-Defence

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the RSL Queensland Employment Program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Resident of Queensland
  • Ex-ADF member not in regular employment OR
  • Current ADF member with confirmed discharge date

You will only be eligible for the Employment Program if you have already exhausted CTAS Funding and are not currently in the DVA Work Rehab Program. 

DVA entitlements

If you have any concerns about how employment might impact any DVA entitlements received by you or your partner, we recommend you contact the DVA directly