Veterans who are no longer serving in the Australian Defence Force (ADF) are a unique, diverse and highly skilled source of talent, and can give your organisation a competitive advantage.

There are more than 200 different roles across the ADF.  These give veterans an extensive range of skills, abilities and attributes that make them excellent civilian employees.

The skills veterans can bring to your organisation include:

  • Risk management
  • Adaptable and critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Planning and evaluation
  • Team work
  • Leadership

Veterans are also known for their integrity, loyalty, self-discipline, perseverance and a dedicated work ethic.

Learn more about the benefits of hiring a veteran, becoming a veteran employer and understanding the Australian Defence Force.

To find out how you can support better employment outcomes for veterans, apply to the Veteran Employment Commitment (VEC).

Is this page helpful?