On 7 March 2012, the Minister for Defence, Secretary of Defence and the Chief of the Defence Force jointly announced a strategy for cultural change and reinforcement in Defence and the Australian Defence Force.
Support to current and former Defence personnel (and their immediate family members) affected by the DLA Piper Review and/or Defence Abuse Response Taskforce
Portfolio Budget Statements (PBS) provide detailed explanations and justifications of the proposed appropriations to Defence in Appropriation Bills (Nos 1 and 2). PBS related media releases are also available.
The move to open previous restricted employment categories to currently serving members aligns with the comprehensive and phased implementation plan agreed by the Government in 2012.
SeMPRO's remit is to provide support, advice and guidance to Defence employees (ADF and Defence APS, male and female) who have been affected by sexual misconduct.