The Free TAFE for 300 Veterans announced is to assist current transitioning members achieve successful Civilian Employment Opportunities.  This funding allows up to 300 ADF transitioning members to access approximately $3000 to be put towards a course of their choosing.  It is to be used in conjunction with State Funding and Defence Force Transition Program Funding if eligible.

To be eligible for this funding, you will need to be able to meet the following criteria:-

  1. Be currently transitioning or transitioned in the last 2 years.
  2. Proof of Queensland Residency (Drivers Licence)
  3. Proof of Australian Citizenship (DVA White/Gold Card)

Please be advised that this funding may not cover the entire cost of the course.  As some courses may exceed the funding amount, there may be a gap cost for the course.

If you are not successful for this funding, please speak to one of our helpful Defence Solutions Officers to discuss other potential funding options.

Please visit Free TAFE for Queensland Veterans if you would like to read the full Premier’s statement.

Also feel free to visit our Blog for more information on how TAFE Queensland is assisting ADF Members.

If you would like to discuss further, please don’t hesitate to contact the Defence Solutions Team on (07) 3244 0155 or at