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Army November 22, 2012
IMPROVED procedures for mak-
ing and handling complaints
and a doubling of the number of
equity advisors are among meas-
ures being undertaken at ADFA
to meet the recommendations of
the Broderick Review into the
Treatment of Women at ADFA.
The moves were announced by
ADFA Commandant Cdre Bruce
Kafer at a commandant's parade
on October 18. Almost half of the
review's 31 recommendations had
already been actioned and the rest
were being addressed, Cdre Kafer
"The Academy is the vanguard
of the ADF's efforts to enhance
Defence's culture as part of the
Pathway to Change program," he
"We are effecting positive
change at ADFA and great credit
must go to our staff and the Reviews
Implementation Team [members]
who have worked strenuously togeth-
er."A new ADFA citizenship program
has been developed, which incorpo-
ADFA makes changes based on Broderick recommendations
Moving with the times: ADFA is implementing the recommendations of the
Broderick Review, including new mentoring and rehabilitation programs for
File photo by Cpl Chris Moore
rates enhanced training packages for
sexual ethics, equity and diversity,
the use of social media, as well as
alcohol and financial management.
The academy has also introduced
a residential support officer scheme,
which began in March this year,
placing fourth-year cadets in the
same accommodation blocks as first-
years. The scheme contributes to the
Academy's leadership development
program, which also includes placing
senior cadets in charge of organising
major activities, such as the com-
A risk assessment of cadets'
accommodation by the Australian
Federal Police recommended the
installation of CCTV, monitoring
equipment and improved lighting,
which aligned with projects already
under way as part of the base secu-
rity improvement program.
More than 1800 random breath
tests have been conducted at ADFA
since the start of the year, more than
double the number of tests in 2011.
The Academy has also increased
its number of qualified alcohol test-
ers from seven to 24 and increased
the number of breathalysers from
two to seven.
A database to identify and track
injury trends differentiated by gender
and a new rehabilitation program for
sports injuries is being established.
The Academy has also provid-
ed Defence Force Recruiting with
advice to help potential candidates
maintain fitness levels before join-
ing ADFA and reduce gradual onset
injuries suffered by first-year cadets.
In line with the recommendations,
future ADFA commandants will
serve three-year terms.
We are effecting
at ADFA and great
credit must go to
our staff ...
-- Cdre Bruce Kafer,
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