Terms of Reference

On 27 March 2014, the following matter was referred to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee for inquiry and report by 28 August 2014:

With reference to the committee’s earlier report into the review of allegations of sexual and other abuse in Defence, the accessibility and adequacy of current mechanisms and processes to provide support to victims of sexual and other abuse in Defence, taking into account:

  1. the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce (DART) process to date;
  2. Defence’s response to the DLA Piper Review and the work of DART;
  3. successive governments’ responses to the DLA Piper Review and the work of DART;
  4. the desirability of releasing a true reflection of volume two of the DLA Piper report in a redacted form or by way of a summary; and
  5. any related matters.

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818
fadt.sen@aph.gov.au