BETTER TRANSITION OUTCOMES FOR VETERANS

AUSTRALIAN Defence Force (ADF) personnel transitioning from military to civilian life will
be better supported with $17.7 million provided for the establishment of the Joint Transition
Authority (JTA) as announced in the 2020–21 Budget.
Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Minister for Defence Personnel Darren Chester said all
ADF personnel make this transition at some point in their career, and supporting their
ongoing health and wellbeing is a priority for the Australian Government.
“Transitioning from the ADF is a significant life event and we want to ensure it can be made
as smooth as possible. The JTA will ensure ADF members and their families are prepared
and supported through transition from military to civilian life,” Mr Chester said……more in the pdf document