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Leaving the ADF? Move Ahead with Confidence

Award-winning Resume Team | Expert Defence-to-Civilian Career Coaches 

Leaving a career in the Australian Defence Force is both exciting and daunting, but change is always easier with support. Our experienced career transition coaches and expert Defence resume writing team will work with you to go forward with clarity and confidence.

We can help you:

"The service I received from Outplacement Australia was outstanding. As a result of Outplacement Australia's high class job I was selected for interview within 24 hours of the first company receiving my resume and was subsequently offered the position in a market leading company with a higher than average salary." 

Our Resume Team are Experts in Marketing Your Defence Career 

Our team are experts in designing defence-to-civilian resumes and LinkedIn profiles that showcase the unique value and skills that you offer the commercial marketplace. During our one-to-one consultation process we work with you to identify your goals and to strategically craft a suite of materials that market you to employers in your targeted sector. 

Your resume and LinkedIn profile will map your relevant skills in commercial terms and highlight successes and achievements that evidence your strengths and value. No matter what area of Defence you work in, we can assist you to move forward with confidence.

 "Their professional writing team took the time to get to know me and were able to bring together all of my qualifications and experience in defence and transfer it into a professional resume tailored specifically to my desired career."  

Our team is led by Australia's only Certified Defence-to-Civilian Resume Writer. Our writers have been recognised in the International Toast of the Resume Industry Awards, including in the Military Category. Contact our defence resume team today about how we can help you during your career transition.

Get Interview-Ready. Learn How to Market Your Defence Background 

Our interview coaches are experts in modern behavioural interviewing and will make sure you are confident and can present powerfully in an interview.  Together they will make sure:

Contact us today about how we can help you get interview-ready.

 "The career coaching sessions provided me with expert advice regarding where my strengths are and how I use those strengths within interviews and in my day-to-day work. I highly recommend Outplacement Australia for ADF transition services."

Find Your Next Career

Identifying your next career move is an important step. We can help you to iclarify what you enjoy, and which civilian jobs and industry sectors might be a good fit.

We are accredited in a range of highly validated career assessments. These can help you:

Contact us for more information on Career Directions Assessments and Coaching.

View our helpful defence career transition resources and The Defence Career Transition Handbook

Call us, we'd love to hear from you. Find out how we can design a program to meet your needs. Not familiar with outplacement? Learn more in our information section - what is outplacement?


"She took the time to really get to know me and was able to translate this into a resume for me that truly brings my key strengths to light"

- S Career Transition Participant

"I got a team of experts helping me to get the dream job"

- Cherie

"The support, encouragement and positivity from the team"

- K Career Transition Participant

"I was so impressed with the finished product"

- E Career Transition Participant

"I feel like a superhero when I read my resume"

- L Career Transition Participant

"She helped me regain the confidence to move further with my career"

- M Career Transition Participant

"The team who worked with me, made me feel important"

- Ms K Career Transition Participant

"I know it’s all me on paper, but you have made me sound like a real, skilled, professional"

- T Career Transition Participant

"The resources were helpful and the flexibility in both face to face and remote sessions"

- Robert A

"You were responsible for shifting my husbands dreary outlook on the job market. Thanks to your help he found a fantastic new job that he loves"

- Doug's Wife

"You assisted me in coming to terms with having to look for a job after 20 years with the same company"

- Ray

"You offered a perspective at a time when emotionality is high"

- Heidi

"Danielle enabled me to take important steps towards creating a new path for myself with a sense of confidence"

- Carley

"I really can't thank you enough, and am so happy I contacted your company"

- Jane

"My interview coaching session was a great experience...he helped me develop crisp answers that the interviewer was looking for"

- Robert

"I was totally blown away by the support and assistance I got from Outplacement Australia. It was totally different to what I expected"

- Aaron

"The confidence boost was great and the comments I received on the quality of my resume were awesome"

- Darren

"It was my first experience being unemployed. Outplacement Australia made the whole experience less painful"

- Emma

"You are amazing. I can't believe how thorough and dedicated you are"

- Terry

"I don’t think I could have done it without you"

- Elizabeth

It's a privilege to have access to this professional support from specialists who really seem to care

- Lara

"It really gave me the boost that I needed to get back in the job market"

- Fiona

Everyone I worked with at Outplacement Australia were amazing and helped me immensely

- Mark

"I will be forever grateful for Danielle's understanding and support during this very challenging time of my life"

- Eva

"It was like meeting the most professional friend in the world"

- Liz

"Thank you for the insight, support and the expertise you provided at this challenging time"

- Corporate Workshop Participants

"You made me feel confident and positive about where I was heading in the next chapter of my life"

- Kathy

Industry Awards & Credentials

We are committed to the highest of standards. Our team includes award-winning, certified resume writers and qualified career practitioners.


Your career is in safe hands with qualified CDAA professionals up-to-date with the latest in career transition.


Access our multi-award winning resume team to have your resume designed by leaders in the field.

Reach Certified Strategist

Build your professional brand by working with our qualified Personal Branding Strategist


Our team has won multiple industry awards including the prestigious CDI Lifetime Achievement Award


Our resume workshops are custom designed by a Certified Master Resume Writer to help you stand out


Our team includes Certified Resume Writers who have had to pass exacting standards by CDI's certification body


For our executives, our resume team is led by a Certified Executive Resume Master and expert in executive career marketing


Translating a defence career to civilian terminology requires specialist expertise. We have Australia's only Certified Resume Specialist in Military Transition