Parkers Transitioning Tips There aren't many so qualified to offer advice on transitioning from ADF as Tracy Parker. Tracy Parker enlisted into the army in 1991 and was posted as Op sup to the 5th Aviation Regiment in Townsville. While posted to 5th Aviation Regiment he was heavily involved with CT activities. Having completed
Veterans’ virtual careers fair Wednesday, 21 November 2018 8am – 5pm The Queensland Government is hosting its first-ever virtual careers fair to showcase job opportunities to veterans (former Australian Defence Force members) on Wednesday, 21 November 2018. The careers fair aims to increase awareness of the Queensland public
When Dan Pronk left the army a few years back, he had some business ideas he was keen to get off the ground. One was to utilise his background as a medic with Special Operations Units – including four tours of Afghanistan and more 100 combat missions – to supply emergency medical training and equipment.
Olympic Dam is inviting defence force veterans to our Adelaide Office to learn about employment opportunities within the mining and resources sector.
Western Australia Manager This month we are pleased to annouce Andrew Leahy has joined Wandering Warriors team. Andrew served as 2IC of the Special Air Service Regiment for three years, serving previously as a Captain in the Regiment. Andrew served in the Middle East with UNTSO and UNDOF. Prior to joining the
Linking veterans with employers Part of how Wandering Warriors help returned veterans is through employment. We have placed veterans in various positions over the years and are now formalising the process. Job hunters Our job board is now live and veterans can search and apply for jobs to suit their skill set
Resilience Luncheon In April our NSW Director, Mike Whitelaw and his wife Emma, represented Wandering Warriors at the Resilience Luncheon run by the Veteran's Centre - Sydney Northern Beaches at the Dee Why RSL in Sydney. The event was highly successful with over 250 serving military personnel, veterans, sponsors, supporters and members
Blisters for 100km Our most recent Ambassador, Dan Parker was prepping for an Ultra Marathon 100km Run in the Blue Mountains on Sat 19th May called the Ultra Trail Australia 100, (it used to be named the North Face 100). As part of participating, he created a campaign called ‘Blisters for 100km’s’ journey supporting Wandering
We’re delighted to announce that Broo Limited will be the event sponsor for the ‘1914 – 1918 Tribute’ stretcher carry challenge. Broo is our oldest major sponsor and have been with us since the 2013 Brisbane to Birdsville Megawalk. During that 1600 km walk, their support was close up, personal, and hugely welcome – cold