Register your interest for the new South Australian Cowork Coplay program.

The pilot program is open to partners and spouses of current serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members with young children below school age.

The 6-week personal and professional development program is tailored to Defence parents who wish to pursue employment and study interests.

It will include innovative learning and networking opportunities, and access to local service providers. Participants will be able to build relationships and collaborate with like-minded individuals in an inclusive community environment.

Onsite child-minding facilities will give parents the peace of mind to focus on meaningful employment or career projects.

Veterans SA will run the pilot program from 23 February 2023.

Read the MEdia Release

Program Details:

  • 6 x weekly 3-hour sessions held at the City of Salisbury Burton Community Hub
  • facilitated group learning sessions
  • on-site professional childcare
  • access to a private online community (Cowork Coplay Alumni Group)
  • WiFi access and modern coworking facilities.

How to participate:

The program is open to partners/spouses of current-serving ADF members:

  • with young children aged 0 to 5 years (below school age)
  • currently living or will be living in South Australia in 2023.

You must be available to attend Cowork Coplay sessions on Thursday mornings from 9:30am to 12:30pm.

Sessions will run weekly for 6 weeks from 23 February 2023.

Apply for the program

The pilot program will take up to 15 participants.

Register before 15 February 2023.

Complete the Application Form

Cowork Coplay is a social enterprise created by founder Claire Harris to address key challenges faced by Defence partners.

Its mission is to provide a targeted, modern coworking solution with programs, spaces and activities to support Defence families with small children.

Cowork Coplay reimagines the concept of remote working to deliver a positive community impact. It provides Defence partners with the opportunity to:

  • build a community with likeminded individuals
  • pursue meaningful employment, business or study opportunities
  • take part in self-development and wellbeing activities.

Learn more on the Cowork Coplay website.