ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar

Thursday, 02 December 2021

8:30 AEDT

What you can expect from this Virtual Transition Seminar

Access to a wealth of information regarding your transition in one online location

Insights, information and guidance that will help you plan and prepare for your transition from the ADF

Engage with stallholders and presenters in an online chat environment

Gain knowledge of the support services available to help you achieve your post transition goals

Attend live auditorium presentations by our guest speakers and presenters

Attending a Virtual Transition Seminar

Attending a Virtual Transition Seminar has been made easy. It offers all of the benefits of a face-to-face transition seminar, but is accessible from any location 24/7 using any smart device or computer.



How to Register

Below you will find information explaining how to register if you are a current serving ADF member, transitioned ADF member, family member or support person, or a guest.


Current Serving ADF Members

Current Serving ADF members wishing to attend the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar must register through CAMPUS by searching Course ID ‘15234’ or ‘Virtual Transition’.

It is essential that ADF members register on CAMPUS and seek supervisor approval to attend, as well as receive further information to help you register. Registering via CAMPUS will ensure that your attendance will be recorded against your PMKeyS profile and granted leave from the workplace to take part in the Live Day.


Transitioned ADF Members

ADF members who have already transitioned simply click the ‘Register Now’ button below and submit a registration form, ensuring they select ‘Transitioned Member’ from the drop-down menu.


Family Members and Support People

ADF families and support people are encouraged to attend and participate in the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar. Please click the ‘Register Now’ button below.


Guests

Guests are welcome to register and attend the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar. Please click the ‘Register Now’ button below.


Finding Your Way Around

Seminar Entrance

Once logged in you will find yourself at the seminar entrance. Click the front doors of the venue to enter the seminar.

Main Lobby

After you have entered the seminar you will find yourself inside the main lobby, where you will have access to the auditoriums, exhibition halls and information desk.

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Feedback Survey

The feedback survey gives attendees the opportunity to provide their comments regarding their virtual seminar experience. Transition Coaching & Support values feedback and encourages all attendees to participate in the feedback survey.

The feedback survey can be found in the main lobby of the virtual seminar.

Exhibition Hall

The exhibition halls are where stallholders will have their booths set up. There are 9 exhibitions halls:

  • National
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • QLD
  • SA
  • WA
  • NT
  • VIC
  • TAS

It is recommended ADF members and their families browse the National exhibition hall as well as the State or Territory exhibition hall in the location they are transitioning to. The National exhibition hall includes organisations who offer support and services across Australia. The State and Territory exhibition halls include organisations that provide support and services in that location only.

 

Virtual Showbag

As you make your way around the exhibition halls, you will be able to collect documentation and media from stallholder booths and place this in your Virtual Showbag. When you are finished for the day, you can simply email the contents of your bag to yourself or download directly to your device.

Auditoriums

The auditoriums are where the seminar presenters will be hosting their presentations on the Live Day. You will find the schedule of presentations below. If you are unable to attend you can view the presentations shortly after the session has been completed, or at any time thereafter. During the Live Day presenters will be hosting a live chat at the end of their presentation where attendees can ask questions. Attendees can also chat to a representative at their respective booth throughout the day.

Live Day Agenda

Time Transition Information Time Medical Transition and Health Information
09:00 - 09:15 Transition Coaching & Support - learn about the support and services Transition Coaching & Support can provide you and your family through transition. 09:00 - 09:15 Transition Coaching & Support - Medical - learn about the support and services Transition Coaching & Support can provide you and your family through transition.
09:15 - 09:45 Defence Force Transition Program (DFTP) -  learn about the support and services Transition Coaching & Support can provide you and your family through the Defence Force Transition Program. 09:15 - 09:45 Defence Force Transition Program (DFTP) - learn about the support and services Transition Coaching & Support can provide you and your family through the Defence Force Transition Program.
09:45 - 10:10 Army Personnel Support Unit (APSU) - find out about how Army provides individually tailored administrative support through transition. 09:45 - 10:40 Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) -learn how to access information and advice on DVA support and entitlements.
10:10 - 11:00 Career Transition Essentials - covers essential aspects for those planning to transition into civilian employment. 10:40 - 11:10 Joint Health Command (JHC) - Health Aspects of Transition - tips on what to do before, during and after transition from a health perspective.
11:00 - 12:00 Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) - learn how to access information and advice on DVA support and entitlements. 11:10 - 11:40 Healthcare - covers the public and private health insurance considerations.
12:00 - 12:40 Your Money and You - the ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre provides advice on how to manage your money. 11:40 - 12:40 Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - ADF Medical Transition - find out about invalidity benefits, how they are calculated, how pensions are paid and any interim benefits for those transitioning medically.
Transition Member Panel (TMP) - view the story of recently transitioned ADF member. Transition Member Panel (TMP) - view the story of recently transitioned ADF member.
LUNCH BREAK (12:40-13:10)
13:10 - 13:50 Being Retirement Ready - covers essential aspects for those planning a transition to retirement. 13:10 - 13:40 Navy - Total Workforce System - provides Navy members with an understanding of the Total Workforce System and the process to transition to Reserves.
Army - Total Workforce System - provides Army members with an understanding of the Total Workforce System and the process to transition to Reserves
Air Force - Total Workforce System - provides Air Force members with an understanding of the Total Workforce System and the process to transition to Reserves.
13:10 - 13:30 Army Personnel Support Unit (APSU) - find out about how Army provides individually tailored administrative support through transition.
13:50 - 14:35 Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - Military Superannuation Benefits Scheme (MSBS) - find out about the MSBS superannuation scheme.
14:35 - 15:10 Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme (DFRDB) - find out about the DFRDB superannuation scheme.
15:10 –15:40 Joint Health Command (JHC) - Health Aspects of Transition - tips on what to do before, during and after transition from a health perspective
15:40 –16:10 Healthcare - covers the public and private health insurance considerations.

Live Day Agenda

Time

09:00 - 09:15

Transition Information

Transition Coaching & Support - learn about the support ADF Transition can provide you and your family through transition

Time

09:15 - 09:45

Transition Information

Defence Force Transition Program (DFTP) - learn about the support ADF Transition can provide you and your family through the Defence Force Transition Program.

Time

09:45 - 10:10

Transition Information

Army Personnel Support Unit (APSU) - find out about how Army provides individually tailored administrative support through transition.

Time

10:10 - 11:00

Transition Information

Career Transition Essentials -covers essential aspects for those planning to transition into civilian employment.

Time

11:00 -12:00

Transition Information

Department of Veteran’s Affairs (DVA) - learn how to access information and advice on DVA support and entitlements

Time

12:00 -12:40

Transition Information

Your Money and You -the ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre provides advice on how to manage your money

Time

Transition Information

Transition Member Panel (TMP) - view the story of recently transitioned ADF member.


Time

09:00 -09:15

Medical Transition and Health Information

Transition Coaching & Support - Medical - learn about the support ADF Transition can provide you and your family through transition.

Time

09:15 -09:45

Transition Information

Defence Force Transition Program (DFTP) - - learn about the support ADF Transition can provide you and your family through the Defence Force Transition Program.

Time

09:45 -10:40

Transition Information

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) - learn how to access information and advice on DVA support and entitlements.

Time

10:40 -11:10

Transition Information

Joint Health Command (JHC) - Health Aspects of Transition - tips on what to do before, during and after transition from a health perspective.

Time

11:10 -11:40

Transition Information

Healthcare - - covers the public and private health insurance considerations.

Time

11:40 -12:40

Transition Information

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - ADF Medical Transition - find out about invalidity benefits, how they are calculated, how pensions are paid and any interim benefits for those transitioning medically.

Time

Transition Information

Transition Member Panel (TMP) - view the story of recently transitioned ADF member


LUNCH BREAK (12:40-13:10)


Time

13:10 -13:50

Transition Information

Being Retirement Ready - covers essential aspects for those planning a transition to retirement.

Time

13:50 -14:35

Transition Information

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - Military Superannuation Benefits Scheme (MSBS) - find out about the MSBS superannuation scheme.

Time

14:35 -15:10

Transition Information

Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC) - Defence Force Retirement and Death Benefits Scheme (DFRDB) - find out about the DFRDB superannuation scheme.

Time

15:10 –15:40

Transition Information

Joint Health Command (JHC) - Health Aspects of Transition - tips on what to do before, during and after transition from a health perspective

Time

15:40 –16:10

Transition Information

Healthcare - covers the public and private health insurance considerations.



Time

13:10 –13:40

Reserve Opportunities

Navy - Total Workforce System -provides Navy members with an understanding of the Total Workforce System and the process to transition to Reserves.

Army - Total Workforce System - provides Army members with an understanding of the Total Workforce System and the process to transition to Reserves.

Air Force - Total Workforce System - provides Air Force members with an understanding of the Total Workforce System and the process to transition to Reserves.

Time

13:10 –13:30

Medical Transition and Health Information

Army Personnel Support Unit (APSU) - find out about how Army provides individually tailored administrative support through transition.

Frequently Asked Questions

At some point in your career, all ADF members will transition from full-time military service. It is a significant decision that will also involve your family. Planning early will make sure you're informed and ready to enter the next phase of your life.
Due to COVID-19 Transition Coaching & Support are now offering the ADF Member and Family Transition Seminar virtually.
The ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar can help you gain access to information that will assist with your transition, all via an online platform. You will receive information on topics like:
  •  Transition Coaching & Support Services
  • Total Workforce System and Reserves
  • Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Future Employment or Retirement
  • Finance and Superannuation
  • The Healthcare System
YES! You must still engage with an ADF Transition Coach through your local ADF Transition Centre to complete your mandatory transition process. Contact details for your local Transition Centre can be found below.
You will be able to access the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar at anytime from anywhere in the world. It is recommended that you attend a Live Day to get the most out of the virtual seminar, including the ability to interact with stallholders and presenters in a real time environment.
Current serving ADF members - Must register on CAMPUS by searching:
Course ID ‘15234’ or ‘Virtual Transition’ It is essential that ADF members register on CAMPUS and seek supervisor approval to attend, as well as receive further information to help you register. Registering via CAMPUS will ensure that your attendance will be recorded against your PMKeyS profile and granted leave from the workplace to take part in the Live Day.
Transitioned members - Must register on CAMPUS by searching:
Simply click the ‘Register Now’ button at the top of this page and submit a registration form, ensuring you select “Transitioned Member” from the drop-down menu.
Family members and support people
We recommend that a family member or support person also attend the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar as they may be involved in your transition. Family members or support people wishing to attend can register by clicking the ‘Register Now’ button at the top of this page.
Guests
ADF Transition stakeholders and guests are welcome to register and attend the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar. Please click ‘Register Now’ button at the top of this page
No, the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar is free of charge, and open to all ADF members, their families and guests.
Personal information collected at registration will only be used as login credentials to allow access to the ADF Member and Family Virtual Transition Seminar. Any data provided by participants when linking outside of the seminar, is subject to the pre-existing and approved terms of use and privacy principles currently in effect on those platforms. You have the right to request deletion of your account and associated data at any time. To do this, you need to send a written request to the ADF Transition Seminar Team at: adf.transitionseminar@defence.gov.au.
Once you have clicked on a booth you will be able to chat 1-on-1 with stallholder representatives by clicking the ‘Chat now’ button. You will be assigned a chat partner from the respective organisation who can answer your questions. The information provided on this platform will be generic. If you require personalised information you will be provided with contact details to have 1-on-1 conversations outside the virtual seminar platform.
There is question time allocated at the end of each presentation. To avoid distraction we request that questions are not asked until the presentation has finished. You can ask questions by clicking the ‘chat now’ button. The information provided on this platform will be generic. If you require personalised information you will be provided with contact details to have 1-on-1 conversations outside the virtual seminar platform.
At each booth you can see general information about the stallholder, watch videos and download resources. Personal information or circumstances should not be discussed within the virtual seminar platform. If you require personalised information you will be provided with contact details to have 1-on-1 conversations outside the virtual seminar platform.
The Defence Member and Family Helpline is your first point of call for support, information and connection with your community, including your local DMFS team. The Helpline is available 24-7 and is staffed by qualified human services professionals including social workers and psychologists. You can reach the Defence Member and Family Helpline: 1800 624 608, or email memberandfamilyhelpline@defence.gov.au .
All you will need is an internet connection and a working internet browser. ADF members and staff are encouraged to use a personal device to access the virtual seminar off Defence networks (DRN/DPN). While this is a Defence approved platform, some of its functionality, such as video playback, is unavailable through Defence protected networks. It is for this reason that we advise all attendees to use their own personal device for optimal functionality.
You can access the virtual seminar via computer, tablet or smartphone. ADF members and staff will need to use a personal device to access the virtual seminar off the Defence networks (DRN/DPN)
If you forget your password, click the ‘forget password’ button in the login screen at the top of this page.

Participating Stallholders and Affiliates



Defence Stallholders

  • ADF Chaplaincy
  • ADF Financial Services Consumer Centre
  • ADF Transition & Civil Recognition
  • Air Force Cadets
  • Air Force Total Workforce System
  • Army Personnel Support Unit (APSU) Transfer & Transition Detachments (TTD)
  • Career Management - Army
  • Defence Community Dogs
  • Defence Force Welfare Association (QLD Branch)
  • Defence Member and Family Support (DMFS)
  • Defence Reserves & Employer Support
  • Defence Special Needs Support Group Inc. (DSNSG)
  • Joint Health Command (JHC)
  • Royal Australian Navy
  • Transition Coaching & Support (TCS)

Federal Government Stallholders

  • Australian Border Force
  • Australian Taxation Office (ATO)
  • Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation (CSC)
  • Department of Communities and Justice – NSW Volunteering
  • Department of Premier and Cabinet - Veterans Branch
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)
  • Naval Shipbuilding College
  • Open Arms
  • Prime Ministers Veterans' Employment Program (PMVEP)

State Government Stallholders

  • ACT Public Service
  • Legal Aid NSW – Veterans’ Advocacy Service
  • Local Government NSW - Careers at Council
  • Mid North Coast Local Health District
  • National Centre for Veterans’ Healthcare (NCVH)
  • Northern Territory Police
  • NSW Department of Education
  • NSW Fire & Rescue
  • NSW Office of the Sheriff
  • NSW Veterans Employment Program
  • Public Works Advisory
  • Queensland Fire and Emergency Services (QFES)
  • Queensland Government
  • Queensland Police Service Recruiting (QPS)
  • Tasmanian Prison Service
  • Training Services NSW
  • Victorian Government - Public Sector
  • Veteran Employment Strategy
  • Victoria Police

Other Stallholders

  • Australian Catholic University
  • Australian War Widows Inc.
  • Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Charles Darwin University
  • Defence Health (Defence Community Relationships)
  • Disaster Relief Australia
  • Flinders University
  • Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation
  • HealthCycle
  • InnoClub
  • James Cook University
  • Kookaburra Kids
  • Landscape Queensland Industries Association Inc.
  • Legacy Australia
  • Mates4Mates
  • Men’s Sheds of WA
  • Navy Health
  • Prince’s Trust Australia
  • Right Management
  • RSL Australia
  • RSL DefenceCare
  • Soldier On
  • South Metropolitan TAFE
  • TAFE NSW
  • TAFE Queensland
  • The Oasis Townsville
  • The University of Adelaide
  • Toll
  • Totally and Permanently Disabled Ex- Servicepersons Association (TPDESA)
  • University of New England
  • University of Wollongong
  • Vet Friendly Club program (Rugby 1st)
  • Veterans Grappling
  • Veteran Support Centre, Belconnen
  • Volunteering ACT
  • Wandering Warriors
  • Wayfinder: Supply Chain Careers for Women
  • Western Sydney University
  • WithYouWithMe
  • Women's Veterans Network
  • Wounded Heroes Association

Contact Us

For general inquiries regarding our Virtual Seminar please fill out the form below:

General Enquiries

ADF Transition Seminar Team

DMFS.transitionseminar@defence.gov.au


Defence Member and Family Helpline

The Defence Member and Family Helpline: 1800 624 608

The Defence Member and Family Helpline is your first point of call for support, information and connection with your community, including your local DMFS team. The Helpline is available 24-7 and is staffed by qualified human services professionals including social workers and psychologists.
You can also email the Helpline on memberandfamilyhelpline@defence.gov.au and receive a response within 24 hours.

International families

Australian Defence families who are living overseas can contact the Helpline free of charge by calling their country-specific Freecall number from a landline.

International number

Region Helpline number
UK (United Kingdom) 08000512187
North America/Hawaii/Canada 18558093999
Malaysia 1800816443
Papua New Guinea 000861004