Defence Members & their families

Inspiring Australia's veteran community into self-employment

We are proud to work with veterans and Australian Defence Force families through our flagship Enterprise Programme.

Since 2015, we've supported Australia's Defence community to build the confidence, skills and networks they need to safely explore, start and grow small businesses in the rapidly changing world of work.

Ready to explore, start or grow a business?

We support and understand the unique needs of transitioning Defence members, veterans, reservists and ADF partners/spouses of current or former serving members.

Our free programmes and tools are designed to help you:

Launch your idea

This programme will help you explore and start your new business.


Learn online

Learn at your own pace with our Business Basics online course.

Business Basics

Get connected

Join our community of veteran and ADF family entrepreneurs.


Grow your business

Enterprise Accelerator is for established businesses looking to rapidly scale.

View our 2023 Beyond Service Awards

The Beyond Service Awards recognise the depth and breadth of skills and experience veterans and Defence Force families bring to Australia’s small business landscape.

Transition from the permanent Australian Defence Force (ADF) is something every member and their family will experience at some point in their career. When the time comes, it’s important that you’ve given thought to what you’ll do next, and ensure you’re informed and educated about your options.”

A message from the Chief of Defence Force, ADF Member Transition Guide

with thanks to our programME donors, Funders & sponsors

Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs logo

The Prince's Trust Australia Enterprise Programme received grant funding from the Australian Government
to support veteran owned businesses.

With thanks to our programme donors Jules McLean, Kay Bryan, and Prince's Trust Australia Patrons.

Community Partners

The Prince's Trust Australia Enterprise Programme would not be possible without our community of industry experts from across Australia, including:

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