Recruitment and Retention of ADF Personnel

Recruitment and Retention of ADF Personnel

4 October 2001

© Commonwealth of Australia 2001
ISBN 0 642 71138 0

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Membership of the Committee (PDF 77KB)

Secretariat

 
Terms of Reference (PDF 105KB)
 
Abbreviations (PDF 74KB)
 
Recommendations (PDF 93KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Background (PDF 133KB)

Introduction
Previous reports
The need for an inquiry into recruitment and retention
Conduct of the inquiry
Committee’s approach to the inquiry
Acknowledgements

 
Chapter 2 - Reform issues (PDF 140KB)

Introduction
A history of reform
Effects of reform on recruitment and retention
Management of reform
Conclusion

 
Chapter 3 - The current recruiting system (PDF 171KB)

Introduction
Background
Marketing and advertising
The recruiting process
Issues associated with the recruiting process
Outsourcing recruiting
Recruiting input versus training capacity
Conclusion

 
Chapter 4 - The current career path (PDF 151KB)

Introduction
Strategic personnel management
Technical and non-technical trade training and education
Career management
Promotion
The ADF personnel model

 
Chapter 5 - Current conditions of service (PDF 171KB)

Introduction
Pay and allowances
Equity
Housing and accommodation assistance
Family support
Superannuation

 
Chapter 6 - Reserves (PDF 132KB)

Introduction
Background—roles and tasks of Reserves
Reserve recruiting
Retention of Reserves
Manning and equipment for Reserves
Conclusion

 
Chapter 7 - The way ahead (PDF 112KB)

Introduction
Whether the current recruiting system is meeting and will continue to meet the needs of
the ADF
The impact of the Defence Reform Program on retention levels and recruiting
The impact of changes to ADF conditions of service, pay and allowances on retention
and recruitment of personnel
The impact of current career management practices on retention of personnel
Other issues which arose in the course of the Inquiry –The Reserves
Retention is the key

 
Appendix 1 - Submissions authorised for publication by the Committee (PDF 82KB)
 
Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the Committee (PDF 105KB)
 
Appendix 3 - Committee visits (PDF 74KB)
 
Appendix 4 - Sample quotations from Hansard (PDF 117KB)
 
Appendix 5 - Submission No. 157 (PDF 90KB)
 
Additional comments - Senator Brian Greig (PDF 76KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3538
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
Email: fadt.sen@aph.gov.au

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