Calling All Former Defence Prince of Wales Award Alumni
Are you a previous Prince of Wales Award recipient since its inception in 1984? ADF Reserves and Employer Support are calling for previous Prince of Wales Award recipients to attend a ceremony to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the prestigious scheme.
Reservists support their employers
Two East Arnhem region employers have been nominated by their reservist employees for recognition in the 2023 Northern Territory/Kimberley Employer Support Awards.
Award Winning Support for Reservists
The winners of a Defence Supportive Employer Award have recognised the important work of ADF reservists, saying they added genuine value to their business and that it was an honour to work with them.
A royal message: Prince William commends Prince of Wales Award Recipients for 2023!
At the recent ACT Prince of Wales Awards held in Canberra at Government House, His Excellency, General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd) Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, presented a Prince of Wales Award to ACT recipient Major Ryan Barwick.
Awards worth winning for reservists
Applications are open for the 2024 Prince of Wales Awards, which recognise the contribution made by reservists and their civilian employers to Defence capability.
National Reconciliation Week 2023: Proud Aboriginal woman reflects on Army career and highlights successful transition to the Reserves!
Proud Aboriginal woman Amber Alexander is urging people to be curious and open to learning things about Indigenous culture during National Reconciliation Week as she reflects on her Army career and successful transition to reserve service.
Defence Award assists small business growth
A qualification funded through Defence’s Prince of Wales Award scheme (POWA) will Corporal Kym Baldock to expand his civilian employer’s service offering, paving the way for an expansion of the Adelaide SCUBA diving business, Dive Adelaide.
Civilian bosses shown what Air Force has to offer
Civilian employers of ADF reservists visited the Australian International Airshow, at Avalon, to see the best the Air Force has to offer.
Employers Sample Defence life at Boss X International 2023
Selected Australian employers enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience life in the Australian Defence Force Reserves during BossX International 2023.
Remarkable Australian bosses ready to taste Defence life at BossX International!
Selected Australian employers have a once in a lifetime opportunity next week, experiencing a taste of the Australian Defence Force, Head of Joint Support Services Division, Major General Douglas Laidlaw announced
SA Hospital wins prestigious national Reserve support award
Leadership, communication and strong organisational skills are just some of the attributes ADF reservists bring to the civilian work environment, according to South Australia Women's and Children's Hospital senior management.
Army nurse touches lives of thousands of Veterans
While growing up in Melbourne, Dianne Hutchinson always knew she wanted to pursue a career helping people. Fast forward many years, and now a Major in the Army Reserve, Dianne has touched the lives of thousands of patients through her service as a Nursing Officer.
Supportive Civilian Employers taste ADF life thanks to reservist employees
Civilian employers have lived their best Defence life at a new immersive event held at RAAF Base Amberley as part of the National Employer Support Awards (NESA).
2023 Prince of Wales Award Recipients Announced!
Defence reservists and their civilian employers have been recognised across Australia for their outstanding contribution to the Australian Defence Force (ADF) through the Prince of Wales Award (POWA) scheme.
ADF Reserve civilian employers recognised: National Award Winners announced
The winners of Defence’s National Employer Support Awards has been announced at a ceremony in Brisbane on 15 November 2022. The event recognises employers across Australia for their continued support to Australian Defence Force (ADF) reservist employees.
Ventia receives honourable mentions in WA Defence Force awards
Ventia receives honourable mentions in WA Defence Force awards
Employer Support award presented to Murdoch
St John of God Murdoch Hospital has won the private sector-large category of the 2022 Australian Defence Force’s Employer Support Awards in WA.
Awards recognise supportive QLD employers
Supportive employers and their Reservist employees from across Queensland converged on Government House in Brisbane recently for the Queensland Employer Support Awards.
Southern Ports wins ADF Employer Support Award
Southern Ports has won the public sector category of the 2022 Australian Defence Force WA Employer Support Awards, for support offered to Port of Albany's Deputy Harbour Master and Marine Pilot, LCDR Jean Naudé, in his role as a reservist.
Reservist employers get up close look at army in action
The ADF Reserves and Employer Support recently held an annual event known as BossX! BossX gets reservist employers up close and personal to see first-hand the skills, knowledge and expertise that Reservists gain through Defence service.
Awards strike a chord with WA businesses
Western Australian employers were recognised for supporting their Australian Defence Force reservist employees at the recent WA Employer Support Awards.
Awards recognise supportive SA employers
South Australian employers were recognised for supporting their Defence force reservist employees at the recent South Australian Employer Support Awards.
Territorian employers excel at Defence awards night.
Seven Territorian employers were formally recognised for their enduring support to their Defence force reservist employees at the recent Northern Territory Employer Support Awards held at Parliament House, Darwin recently.
ADF Reservists employers acknowledged at ACT & SE NSW Employer Support Awards
Defence recently held the first of their annual Employer Support Awards events, where employers from across the Australian Capital Territory and South East New South Wales were recognised for their support of Australian Defence Force Reservists.
ADF reservists and leaders talk about International Women’s Day
Ms Whelan shared her early experience in the Defence Force, which she said was a challenging environment for women at that time and opportunities were limited. "I joined the Medical Corp because it was one of the few areas of employment in the '80s where there was an opportunity for women to truly deploy on operations in a combat service support role," she said.
Prince of Wales Award Winners 2022
Reservists and their civilian employers have been recognised across Australia for their outstanding contribution to the Australian Defence Force through the Prince of Wales Award scheme. The annual awards recognise the dedication of ADF reservists and the valued support they receive from their civilian employers. The Scheme provides reservists with up to $8000 in funding to undertake training and develop new skills beneficial to their civilian career. A strong field of ADF Reserve applications were received for the 2022 Prince of Wales Awards, with each award granted on merit.
NSW ADF Reserve employers dominate national Defence awards
Three New South Wales-based employers have been formally recognised for outstanding support to Australian Defence Force (ADF) reservists in their civilian workplaces, at Defence’s recent National Employer Support Awards.
National Employer Support Awards announced
Defence’s National Employer Support Awards have been announced in a unique hybrid in-person and virtual event, recognising the nation’s employers across Australia for their continued contribution and support to Australian Defence Force (ADF) reservists.
Exercise Boss Lift heads West with reservists
Executives from a range of Western Australian organisations have participated in a three-day visit to HMAS Stirling and Irwin Barracks in Perth as part of Defence’s 2021 Exercise Boss Lift. The activity gave 21 senior representatives from WA industry, and other organisations that employ and support