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Awards recognise top Reserve employers in ACT and south-east NSW

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2021

Defence has begun presenting coveted Reserve Employer Support Awards to organisations that have gone above and beyond for their ADF Reserve employees.

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Prince of Wales Award Winners 2020

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Defence 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 (PoWA) scheme.

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Reserves roll up their sleeves for Legacy widow

Posted Monday, December 21, 2020

Army reservists from Unit 41 st Battalion, Royal New South Wales Regiment (41 RNSWR) have rolled up their sleeves to help clean up the overgrown garden of 92 year old Legacy widow, Mrs Myrie McPherson.

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Chevron recognised for its support to reservist employees

Posted Friday, December 11, 2020

ROYAL Australian Navy Reservist, Lieutenant Peter Velterop has welcomed an award acknowledging the outstanding support that his civilian employer has provided him throughout his military career.

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Our People – Corporal Amy Broham

Posted Friday, November 27, 2020

Even before the Reserve call-out in January, Australian Army Corporal Amy Broham had put her hand up to be part of Operation Bushfire Assist 2019–2020. She was away camping with her family when she got the call.

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2020 National Employer Support Award Winners

Posted Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Congratulations to the 2020 National Employer Support Awards winners! Due to COVID-19, the 2020 National Employer Support Award Winners have been announced as a virtual event by the Minister for Veteran Affairs and Minister for Defence Personnel, Hon Darren Chester with a special thanks from the Deputy Mayor of Kangaroo Island, Cr Bob Teasdale.

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Defence Reserve Employer Support Award State and Territory winners announced

Posted Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Defence recognises the contribution of all civilian employers who support their Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reservist employees. Each year, ADF Reservists are asked to nominate their civilian employers as part of the Employer Support Awards in recognition of continued, significant support.

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2020 Employer Support Award Winners Announcement

Posted Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Defence recognises the contribution of all civilian employers who support their ADF Reservist employees. Each year, ADF Reservists are encouraged to nominate their civilian employers as part of the Employer Support Awards in recognition of continued, significant support.

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New approach strengthens ties with civilian employers

Posted Monday, September 21, 2020

With reservists playing an important role in delivering current and future Defence capability, having effective relationships with their employers is vital.

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Reserve involvement in Op COVID-19 ASSIST

Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2020

More than 2200 Reserve personnel have been directly involved in the first 10 weeks of the ADF’s expanded contributions in support of the whole-of-government action to address the impacts of COVID 19.

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Reserve work provides financial security during Pandemic

Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Air Force Reservist FLTLT Michael Holding admits being stood down without pay from his civilian employer as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted his family greatly.

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Edinburgh Reservist steps up to the challenge during COVID-19

Posted Tuesday, July 7, 2020

RAAF Base Edinburgh Security Force Reservist Aircraftswoman Pip Ashby has rolled up her sleeves to support base security efforts during the current COVID-19 Pandemic.

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Civilian work life balance for Reservist

Posted Friday, June 12, 2020

Currently serving with the 51st Battalion, Far North Queensland Regiment in support of JTG 629.3 operations in western Queensland, CPL Smith points to the civilian work benefits of Reserve service, and the influence it can have.

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Defence helping to trace those at risk

Posted Tuesday, June 2, 2020

If someone hears from “Henry” calling on “behalf of NSW Health”, they could be speaking to Army reservist Lance Corporal Henry Hudson. He is one of about 30 Navy and Army personnel helping NSW Health trace COVID-19 cases.

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