News and Events


May 2020

Amand did a short promotional video for the Department of Education, Skills and Employment as part of National Careers Week

September 2019

Amanda filmed a short video for the Department of Veterans Affairs to promote the Prime Minister’s Veteran’s Employment Award for Excellence in Supporting Spouse Employment

September 2019

Amanda was awarded the Career Development Association of Australia Award for Excellence in Policy (Individual).

Amanda presented at the 2019 Career Development Association of Australia conference on “Joining Forces to improve Australian Defence Force Spouse/Partner Career Development” with Maree Sirois from Defence Families of Australia.

August 2019

Article in Defence Connect on ADF partners as a workforce solution for Defence Industry

https://www.defenceconnect.com.au/key-enablers/4687-military-partners-as-a-fundamental-component-for-enhancing-adf-capability

June 2019

I attended the National Career Development Association conference in Houston, TX. You can read more about it  on the CDAA Career Panorama blog.

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Amanda was invited to present to the ACT Veterans Advisory Council on the importance of Defence partner employment to ADF member’s transition to civilian life, and its importance to the local ACT economy.

Hosted a Career Development Association webinar for members on ADF partners career development.

May 2019

Represented the Career Development Association of Australia and mentored attendees at the Canberra Defence Industry Career Connect event for veterans (hosted by Ironside Recruitment and the ACT Government)

March 2019

Amanda was awarded a Career Development Association of Australia grant to attend the National Career Development Association conference in Houston, TX in June to learn more about veteran and military spouse career development best practice

February 2019

Amanda was invited to meet with the Minister for Defence Personnel, the Hon Darren Chester MP at Parliament House to discuss the Churchill report on ADF partner employment and career development.

Amanda met with Member for Fenner, Dr Andrew Leigh MP  at his office in Gungahlin, ACT to discuss Churchill report on ADF partner employment and career development.

November 2018

Webinar Facilitator: Career Support for ADF Partners (on behalf of theCareer Development Association of Australia(CDAA) in conjunction with Defence Community Organisation(DCO) and Defence Families of Australia (DFA).

You can access the slides and webinar audio recording from the DFA website

October 2018

Churchill Fellowship report published and distributed

https://www.churchilltrust.com.au/fellows/detail/4264/Amanda+McCue

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August 2018

Amanda was the guest speaker at the Defence Families of Australia 2018 Annual Dinner on military spouse employment. You can read a transcript of the speech on the DFA website