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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...

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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...

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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...

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