Study into male experiences of sexual offence in Defence

A new study has been launched to identify how sexual offences and sexual harassment impacts men in Defence. The project is being conducted by Griffith University and UNSW and is funded by Defence. The researchers would like to interview current serving (or...

IDAHOT Day 2017

IDAHOT Day – the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, is an opportunity to recognise the sexual orientation, intersex and gender identity diversity in our teams and in our lives. On 17 May 1990, the World Health Organisation removed homosexuality from...

Ombudsman opens up a new avenue for members to report abuse

Members of Defence can now use the Defence Force Ombudsman to report sexual abuse, serious physical abuse and serious bullying and harassment within Defence. On 1 December 2016, the Defence Force Ombudsman commenced its new function of receiving reports of serious...

Honouring all our diggers: why we lay rainbow wreaths

On Anzac Day, Australians honour the sacrifice of all those who have served to defend the country in war and peace. It is a special day on the Australian calendar where everyone has the opportunity to honour and remember a...

Commemorating all who sacficed and those who served in silence

DEFGLIS will place rainbow wreaths at cenotaphs across Australia this ANZAC Day, to remember those who served in silence alongside their brothers- and sisters-in-arms. As the association representing LGBTI service personnel and their families, DEFGLIS lays rainbow wreaths on Anzac Day...

Ten years serving with pride at Sydney Mardi Gras

DEFGLIS and Defence celebrated ten consecutive years of serving with pride at the Sydney Mardi Gras Parade. While members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) have marched in uniform only since 2013, they have marched with formal approval from Defence for...

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