Transition seminars

Transition Seminars provide information to assist Australian Defence Force (ADF) members and families to prepare for transition to civilian life. It is mandatory for members to attend a Transition Seminar within 12 months of their separation date.

Seminars provide information on programs and services provided by:

  • Transition Coaches
  • Joint Health Command
  • Department of Veterans’ Affairs
  • Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation
  • ADF Financial Consumer Services Centre
  • external service organisations.

Delivery mode

Transition Seminars are delivered in 3 formats:

  • face-to-face
  • virtual-live (interactive)
  • virtual-static access (not interactive – available 24/7)

ADF Member and Family Transition Seminar

Registration link and the 2024 Program for face-to-face (including SLG Transition Seminars), virtual-live interactive and non-interactive seminars are outlined below. Note that the schedule is subject to change and venues will be advised.


For registration purposes, the defence email address must be utilised. If the defence email address cannot be accessed, please provide personal email address to receive all correspondence

Before registering, all participants must read the Joint Transition Authority Privacy and Consent Notice 2024 (PDF 620KB).

Members (including SLG), Ex-members, family and support persons can register via ADF Member and Family Transition Seminar Registration page.

Registrations will close:

  • 10 days prior to a face-to-face event, or when venue capacity limit is reached
  •  3 days prior to any virtual offering.
Location Date Venue
*Venues may be subject to change
Virtual Live Day 14 February 2024 Online
Brisbane 29 February 2024 Brisbane Convention Centre
Virtual Live Day 6 March 2024 Online
Melbourne 13 March 2024 Melbourne Convention Centre
Townsville 19 March 2024 Townsville Entertainment Convention Centre
Adelaide 3 April 2024 Adelaide Convention Centre
Sydney 10 April 2024 Hilton Sydney
Perth 18 April 2024 Perth Convention Centre
Virtual Live Day 23 April 2024 Online
Wagga Wagga 1 May 2024 The Range Function Centre
SLG Seminar – Canberra 13 May 2024 National Portrait Gallery
Canberra 14 May 2024 Canberra Southern Cross Club - Woden
Virtual Live Day 22 May 2024 Online
Newcastle 5 June 2024 Newcastle Exhibition Centre
Virtual Live Day 13 June 2024 Online
Darwin 18 June 2024 Darwin Convention Centre
Sale 26 June 2024 Sale Baptist Church
Virtual Live Day 3 July 2024 Online
Ipswich 10 July 2024 Ipswich Showgrounds
Albury 24 July 2024 Albury Entertainment Centre
Cairns 7 August 2024 Cairns Convention Centre
Hobart 13 August 2024 Hotel Grand Chancellor
Nowra 21 August 2024 Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre
Virtual Live Day 28 August 2024 Online
SLG Seminar – Canberra 2 September 2024 National Portrait Gallery
Canberra 3 September 2024 Canberra Southern Cross Club - Woden
Tindal 11 September 2024 Godinymayin Culture Centre
Virtual Live Day 18 September 2024 Online
Perth 26 September 2024 Perth Convention Centre
Adelaide 9 October 2024 Adelaide Convention Centre
Virtual Live Day 15 October 2024 Online
Melbourne 22 October 2024 Melbourne Convention Centre
Brisbane 29 October 2024 Brisbane Convention Centre
Sydney 8 November 2024 Hilton Sydney
Townsville 13 November 2024 Townsville Entertainment Convention Centre
Virtual Live Day 20 November 2024 Online
Virtual Live Day 10 December 2024 Online


Organisations seeking to participate as stallholders should review the factsheet and send an expression of interest to

Transition Seminar stallholders factsheet (PDF, 331.16 KB)