Creating greater career continuity for Defence Partners

If you’ve landed here, you’re likely the partner of a member of the Australian Defence Force. Welcome. You’re in the right place.  Our founder, Adriana Modersitzki knows first-hand the unique challenges of life as a Defence partner, which is why we are so proud to support the partners of our serving members.  

PEAP Information

The Partner Employment Assistance Program (PEAP) provides support and funding for eligible ADF partners for initiatives aimed at improving employability. If you meet specific criteria, you can apply for PEAP, and secure up to $1500 in funding to access the various employment-related initiatives, in each posting locaiton. 


Eligibility requirements include:
– the partner is formally recognised by Defence
– the partner is relocating or has relocated to the current location due to an ADF posting
– the member is serving in the permanent forces, is a Reserve member on continuous full-time service, or is transitioning for medical reasons.


Click here for the link to apply for PEAP funding

How can The Elite Collective help?

Whether you’re navigating a posting, returning to work after a career break, or aiming to advance your career despite the disruptions that come with Defence life, we can provide you with person-centred support every step of the way.

Our founder has lived this life, and when we see a Defence partner enquiry hit our inbox – we get excited. Defence partners are incredibly resilient, adaptable, and often – part of an underutilised workforce that hides untapped and uncapped potential. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing tailored guidance and support every step of the way, and promoting greater career continuty for this community.


Select a level below for information about our services and pricing.


For individuals with more than two years of work experience. Includes APS levels 2-6.

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For Team Leaders and Mid-Level Managers.
APS EL1 and EL2.

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For C-Suite Executives, Directors, General Managers and Executive Board Positions.
All SES Bands.

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