New Research

Towards Positive Reform: An analysis of the Australian Defence Force (ADF)

Defence Inquiry Process.


Briefing Paper 

by Dr Kay Danes, OAM


21 Jan 2021

We are calling upon the ADF to reform some of its practices, in order to help ADF commanders improve current best practice within the ADF, and to help maintain good relations in the ranks, by dealing with workplace complaints at an early stage, and through genuine mediation.

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Dr Kay Danes, OAM defends ADF members

Dr Kay Danes on ADF Workplace Reforms

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Defense Force hierarchy are 'ganging up' on soldiers with inquiries like Brereton

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Stand tall for ADF PTS Reforms 
January05, 2021

Defence veterans have launched yet another campaign seeking justice in dealings with the Dept of Defence. You would think, for the number of times that political heavies wrap themselves in the flag alongside men and women in uniform, that our serving personnel would be very well treated by the federal government. No so, say the vets, as the wife, Dr Kay Danes, of a four-decade soldier, Kerry, explains.  Click to read story: 

A range of different Opinions BELOW


Political commentator, writer, military veteran Catherine McGregor on Sky News. 

Danniell Martin story...

When a different person comes home.

Luke John Gosling, MP speaks to Veteran Suicide

Defence top brass and government are ‘the biggest coverup merchants’

Veteran suicide rate is 'disgraceful'

Julian Hill, MP speaks to Veteran Suicide

SASR Commander Riccardo Bosi calls out leadership failures.

Senator Lambie demands a Royal Commission into veteran suicide

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