Reports

Reports prepared on specific projects are provided directly to Defence. However, publicly available reports are available for download below.

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Conversations on Deployment

In early May 2017, Sex Discrimination Commissioner Kate Jenkins visited the Middle East Region with the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) to learn more about the ADF’s operations and goals in the region.

Commissioner Jenkins released a report outlining some of the insights she gained from this visit.  

Download the report here:

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Review into the Treatment of Women in the Australian Defence Force

From 2011 to 2014, the Australian Human Rights Commission (the Commission) conducted a landmark Review of Defence. There were three phases to this review:

  • Phase One: A review of the treatment of women at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA).
  • Phase Two: A review of the effectiveness of cultural change strategies and initiatives required to improve leadership pathways for women in the ADF.
  • Phase Three: An audit of the implementation of the r ecommendations from these reviews .

Former Sex Discrimination Commissioner Elizabeth Broderick led the Review . All public reports published as part of the Review are listed below.

The Terms of Reference for this Review are available on the Australian Human Rights Commission website.
Written submissions received by the Commission are available on this website.

 

Phase Three - ADF and ADFA audit

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Audit Report: Review into the Treatment of Women at the ADF (ADF Audit Report

Released 26 March 2014, the ADF Audit Report tracks the implementation of the recommendations made by the Commission in Phase Two of the project.

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Audit Report: Review into the Treatment of Women at ADFA (ADFA Audit Report)

Released on 23 July 2013, the ADFA Audit Report tracks the implementation of the recommendations made by the Commission in Phase Two of the project.

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Download Complete Report PDF (2.38 mb)
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Phase Two - ADF report

Review into the Treatment of Women in the Australian Defence Force (ADF Report)

Released on 22 August 2012, the ADF Report is an independent review into the effectiveness of cultural change strategies and initiatives for increasing the representation of women in the senior ranks of the ADF.

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Download Community Guide (1.2 mb)

Download Complete Report PDF (8.0 mb)
Download Complete Report Word (17.4 mb - note: does not include Appendices)

 

 

 

Phase One - ADFA

 

Review into the Treatment of Women at the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA Report)

Released on 3 November 2011, the ADFA Report marks the Phase One of the Commission’s review into the treatment of women in the ADF.

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