NATIONAL COLLABORATION TAKES ON CYBER SECURITY BATTLE

An innovative new industry partnership will support Australia’s rapidly advancing technological landscape and boost national cyber security capabilities to meet one of the country’s most pressing national priority areas. In support of retired defence personnel looking to retrain and reskill into civilian life, the University of Southern Queensland will collaborate directly with Veterans’ support organisation […]

Coming Home

After leaving the Army, Owen Brady is creating a bright future thanks to Soldier On It’s 1980s regional South Australia, and in Port Augusta, children have two choices: to stay in the town offensively nicknamed Porta Gutta, or get out. Owen Brady chose the latter. As an Indigenous boy growing up in a town where […]

SOLDIER ON ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF INTERIM CEO

Veteran support charity, Soldier On, has announced the appointment of Interim Chief Executive Officer, Prudence Slaughter. The appointment of Ms Slaughter follows the resignation of former CEO, Ivan Slavich, earlier this month. Ms Slaughter steps into the role following her longstanding contribution to the organisation and successful leadership as Partnerships and Grants Director. With more […]

SOLDIER ON ANNOUNCES RESIGNATION OF CEO

Veteran support charity, Soldier On, has announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer, Ivan Slavich. Mr Slavich will be leaving the organisation on 15 March 2022, following a successful two and a half years of leadership. Under his leadership, Soldier On has seen tremendous growth, doubling the number of veterans and family members receiving life-changing […]

SOLDIER ON MENTOR PROGRAM RECOGNISED IN AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE INDUSTRY AWARDS

Former Army rifleman Andrew Horne’s recent career success shows just why Soldier On’s Mentor Programme was recognised at the Australian Defence Industry Awards in December. Soldier On received the Training and Mentorship Program of the Year award for their work with veterans helping to transition them from the defence forces to civilian life. The programme […]

SERGEANT BERT LE-MERTON HONOURED WITH MEDAL OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA

The late 103-year-old WWII veteran, Sergeant Bert Le-Merton, has been honoured with a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM).   Recognition with this award follows Sergeant Bert’s remarkable efforts raising awareness and funds to prevent veteran suicide as Patron of Soldier On’s March On challenge. March On is a virtual walking challenge, calling upon […]

SOLDIER ON MENTOR PROGRAM RECOGNISED IN AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE INDUSTRY AWARDS

Defence Industry Awards

Soldier On’s Mentor Program has been recognised as Training and Mentorship Program of the Year at the 2021 Australian Defence Industry Awards. The Australian Defence Industry Awards recognises excellence from defence professionals, organisations and businesses across the country and awards them a prestigious accolade for their achievements over the past year. The Training and Mentorship […]

SOLDIER ON LAUNCHES VETERAN PATHWAYS PROGRAM IN TOWNSVILLE

Soldier On has expanded the delivery of its Pathways Program with employment and education support now available in Townsville. Soldier On’s Pathways Program provides free practical employment and education support for veterans and their family members. The Pathways Program currently supports over 3,200 participants and guides serving and ex-serving veterans and their families through the […]