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Exercise Executive Stretch – RAAF Edinburgh – 17-19 October 2019

Posted 29 October 2019

Defence Reserves Support South Australia conducted Exercise Executive Stretch at RAAF Base Edinburgh across three consecutive days in October. A group of 24 civilian participants from the South Australian Defence Industry Leadership Program immersed themselves in military training.

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Westpac staff visit STS Young Endeavour

Posted 17 September 2019

A group of Westpac Bank employees recently received a first-hand taste of life as a sailor when they joined the crew of the STS Young Endeavour on Sydney Harbour as part of a community open day.

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HMAS Adelaide Visit – ‘Business on board’

Posted 17 September 2019

Brisbane was abuzz with excitement as HMAS Adelaide and USS Ronald Reagan steamed into the city for a short break on the way to the multi-national Exercise Talisman Sabre.

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Exercise Boss Lift – 2019

Posted 17 September 2019

Employers of Air Force health specialists reservists and other key health professionals enjoyed a special once off opportunity to participate in this year’s Exercise Talisman Sabre.

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Meet the new Head Reserve and Youth Division - Rear Admiral Brett Wolski

Posted 17 September 2019

Rear Admiral Brett Wolski joined the RAN in 1986 as a Supplementary List officer. After being awarded his Bridge Watchkeeping Certificate in HMAS Brisbane in 1989, he completed postings in HMA Ships Stuart, Perth, and Canberra before returning to HMAS Brisbane.

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Employer Support Award Dates

Posted 12 September 2019

Defence Reserves Support Council Employer Support Awards formally recognise employers who have been nominated by their Australian Defence Force Reservist employees for being particularly supportive, notably by releasing their Reservists for Defence service.

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2019 National Employer Support Awards

Posted 03 July 2019

AUSTRALIA’S leading employers have been recognised for their continued support to our Australian Defence Force Reservists at the annual Defence Reserves Support Council National Employer Support Awards ceremony held in Canberra on 18 June at the Australian War Memorial.

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EXERCISE FIRST LOOK 2019 joins forces with Defence Work Experience Program

Posted 18 June 2019

Exercise First Look commenced in 2016 and is now the Army’s flagship annual Indigenous work experience activity. The program offers an opportunity for Indigenous students to gain exposure to both Officer and Soldier training and employment.

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Kapooka VIP Challenge 2019

Posted 17 June 2019

BUSINESS leaders from NSW and Victoria were put through their paces at Kapooka during the annual VIP Challenge, on May 9-10.

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EXERCISE CHONG JU

Posted 16 June 2019

Defence Reserves Support Victoria (DRSC Vic) hosted a group of 20 employers from Canberra, Victoria and Tasmania on a chilly Puckapunyal day early in May at the annual Exercise Chong Ju.

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NAVY OPENS GATES TO AUSTRALIANS ASPIRING TO TAKE FLIGHT

Posted 15 June 2019

Fourteen young men and women from across Australia participated in a Navy Aviation camp at HMAS Albatross 13-15 May, learning what it takes to pilot the Navy’s state of the art helicopters.

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QUEENSLAND EMPLOYERS RECOGNISED FOR OUTSTANDING SUPPORT TO DEFENCE RESERVISTS

Posted 14 June 2019

The Employer Support Awards (ESA) publicly and formally acknowledge the contributions made by employers of reservists at the State and Territory level.

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Townsville Hospital and Health Service recognised at Employee Support Awards

Posted 13 June 2019

Townsville Hospital and Health Service was recognised at the Queensland Employer Support Awards on 9 May 2019, at the Brisbane Convention Centre with Director of Medical Services, Dr Jon Hodge, formally accepted Defence Reserve Support Council – Queensland Employer of the Year Award, in the category of Public Service Organisations.

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HMAS Adelaide Employer Ship Tour

Posted 12 June 2019

In a special event, Defence Reserve Support South Australia hosted three group tours for employers on board the HMAS Adelaide, 11-12 April.

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NEW SOUTH WALES EMPLOYERS RECOGNISED FOR OUTSTANDING SUPPORT TO DEFENCE RESERVISTS

Posted 17 April 2019

Eight New South Wales employers were recognised for their exceptional support of Australian Defence Force (ADF) Reservists at the Defence Reserves Support Council annual awards ceremony at Doltone House, Hyde Park, Sydney on 10 April 2019.

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