About AVEC

Mission Statement

AVEC is committed to improving employment outcomes for transitioning service members, job-seeking veterans and their partners.

History of AVEC

AVEC was founded in November 2017 to support the Prime Minister’s Veteran’s Employment Program.
Founded by six leading Australian organisations, AVEC recognised their collective strength in offering a wide variety of opportunities, across numerous skill levels in almost all sectors and industries.

AVEC Steering Committee

AVEC is led by a Steering Committee that meet regularly to drive awareness for sustainable engagement and improved employment outcomes for veterans.

Australia Post

Australia Post delivers to everyone, everyday and connects Australia to the world, it is our belief that Veterans hold a unique set of skills, experiences and values that drive our purpose and align with our values, of Trust, Inculsivity, Empowerment and Safety. 


Boral recognises that the training received by members of the defence force is second to none and that the skills defence members have are widely valued in our business.

Downer Group

Downer is a leading contractor to Defence who value and require skills which align to the experience and capability obtained by veterans through their period of service.

J.P. Morgan

Globally J.P. Morgan aims to be an employer of choice for veterans while driving competitive demand for veteran talent across the private sector.

McCullough Robertson Lawyers

McCullough Robertson recognises the value that veterans and their unique skills bring to business. As a firm, we support the positive shift towards appreciating the veteran contribution to Australia, and are committed to the AVEC initiative.


Wesfarmers believes that veterans’ unique combination of transferable skills offer significant and sustained return on investment – for the individuals concerned, the hiring businesses and their shareholders, and the economy as a whole.


AVEC is led by a Steering Committee of representatives.

Please complete the contact form below and submit. Your enquiry will be provided to the responsible Steering Committee representative for action.

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