Misconduct including Abuse
On this page are some avenues to provide information, or to seek guidance and support if you are aware of misconduct related to Defence.
Support and Guidance
Available 24/7, SeMPRO provides advice, support and confidential services to all current and former Defence personnel (including their families) who have been impacted by sexual misconduct.
Website: Defence Force Ombudsman
Call: 1300 362 072
Call (international): +61 2 6276 0111
The Commonwealth Ombudsman is also the Defence Force Ombudsman. The Ombudsman offers an independent complaints mechanism for serving and former Defence members. We are external to Defence.
Website: Military Justice
Includes: Discipline in the ADF; administrative action to support ADF policy; inquiries to establish facts relevant to operation and command of the ADF; and the provisions for review and management of complaints.
Manages APS Review of Actions, as well as a Defence contact for the Ombudsman, the Australian Human Rights Commission, the Merit Protection Commission and the Office of the Australian Information Commission.