Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Office

The Sexual Misconduct Prevention and Response Office (1800 SeMPRO) provides immediate and confidential support and advice to persons impacted by sexual misconduct.

1800 SeMPRO services can be accessed by:

  • current or ex-serving Australian Defence Force (ADF) members
  • current Defence Australian Public Service employees
  • current Defence contractors
  • current ADF cadets, Instructors and Officers of cadets
  • commanders, managers, colleagues, friends, and family members. 

Support and advice is confidential and accessible without needing to make a report to Defence, the military police, or civilian police. Clients may choose to remain anonymous.

Support is customised to each client's unique needs. Assistance with strategies is provided, such as how to help support a friend or approach a difficult conversation in order to promote the wellbeing of everyone involved.

1800 SeMPRO can help with navigating Defence and civilian health care and legal services. Clients are guided and supported through reporting, investigation, and legal proceedings as desired. Investigative services are not provided.

Services are available via phone and email from any location; wherever clients feel most comfortable.


1800 SeMPRO Brochure (PDF, 484.25 KB)