Many veterans find starting their own business rewarding and a great way to use and build on skills obtained in the ADF. You can seek help from the following programs:

Self-Employment Assistance

Self-Employment Assistance (SEA) through Workforce Australia can help you identify if self-employment is for you and, if it is, make your business idea or existing small business viable.

SEA services include:

  • Exploring Self-Employment Workshops
  • Free accredited small business training
  • Business plan development
  • Business mentoring and coaching
  • Business health checks
  • Financial support

King's Trust Australia’s Enterprise Programme

King's Trust Australia supports Defence members and ADF families through its Enterprise Programme to start and grow small businesses.

Access free programs and tools to:

  • Launch your idea
  • Learn online
  • Get connected
  • Grow your business
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