01/01/2018 - SNAFU BACK IN BUSINESS
Christmas day 2017 the Facebook page SNAFU which had been reported in October this year, reopened for abuse as usual, after almost 3months of self imposed hibernation. The offensive rape and child material has disappeared but the sexist material still abounds!
19/02/2018 - RAN SAILORS SUE NAVY SAYING THEY WERE 'TRICKED' INTO JOINING WITH PROMISES OF TRADES
2015-16 - More than 200 sailors, some of them still serving, have joined a class action against the Royal Australian Navy alleging they were tricked into signing up for four years under false promises they would leave with a trade. But at the end of his four years he still had no qualification. He alleges the recruitment process was dishonest and the Navy strung him along with more empty promises.
February 2018 - A judge has labelled a navy contract as shoddy, a sham and "a delusion" in a civil case where more than 200 recruits are suing the Commonwealth claiming they did not receive promised training.
16/03/2018 - NAVY WARRANT OFFICER GUILTY OF SEXUAL ACTS OF INDECENCY
An Australian Navy warrant officer from HMAS Albatross is being escorted to Holsworthy Military Prison this afternoon after he was found guilty of seven indecent acts towards women between 2014 and 2017. Ian Harrison was working at HMAS Creswell in Jervis Bay when he touched a woman's nipples and pinched another on the buttocks without their consent.
19/03/2018 - ADFA CADET FACES TRIAL ACCUSED OF RAPING STUDENT
An Australian Defence Force Academy cadet allegedly raped a Canberra university student after they began a consensual sexual relationship, a court heard on Monday. The student says she told the cadet what sexual acts she was not comfortable with and that he failed to respect her boundaries.
06/04/2018 - RAAF INVESTIGATION: TEEN TOLD TO GET BREAST REDUCTION
she was harassed at Laverton in Victoria and Wagga Wagga in NSW prior to Amberley when she was between 17 and 18 during the 1980s.
..she complained of being harassed about the size of her breasts and that males were making unwanted advances,".
"When she complained, an air force physician saw her and said she should undergo breast reduction rather than deal with all that she was experiencing.
24/05/2018 - ADF - SHAME FILE SEX CRIMES
EXCLUSIVE: RAPES, revenge porn and child abuse are among dozens of alleged sex crimes involving Defence Force personnel reported in just six months. A shocking shame file obtained by the Herald Sun shows Defence members have also been investigated for groping colleagues, spiking their drinks and confronting them naked in the showers.
29/05/2018 - NAVY - SAILORS HIT WITH ALCOHOL CRACKDOWN
The image of the "drunken sailor" will be targeted by the Navy with a crackdown on excessive alcohol consumption during shore leave. Recent incidents in overseas ports prompts Navy to issue fleet directive to sailors over drinking while on shore leave Directive will "severely restrict" sailors and will include curfews and mandatory breath testing Crackdown will apply to Navy personnel of all ranks Defence has confirmed the latest fleet directive follows "recent incidents involving a small number of Navy personnel in overseas ports".
08/06/2018 - CLAIMS OF ILLEGAL VIOLENCE BY SAS
An explosive confidential report commissioned by Defence contains allegations members of Australia's elite special forces may have used "unsanctioned and illegal application of violence on operations," facilitated by weak leadership and a perceived lack of accountability. According to a Fairfax Media investigation, the report says Defence insiders confidentially described a "disregard for human dignity" by some special forces soldiers.
11/06/2018 - DEFENCE INQUIRY UNCOVERS EVIDENCE OF POSSIBLE HOMICIDE BY ELITE AUSTRALIAN SOLDIERS IN AFGHANISTAN
A two-year-long investigation has uncovered numerous concerns about the conduct of Australian special forces in Afghanistan, including several incidents of possible unlawful killings.
14/06/2018 - NAZI SWASTIKA FLAG FLOWN ON AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE VEHICLE IN AFGHANISTAN
A leaked photo shows an Australian Army vehicle flying the Nazi swastika flag while on operation in Afghanistan. The photo, obtained exclusively by the ABC, was taken in August 2007. The photograph shows the large swastika emblem hoisted over an Australian military vehicle.
02/07/2018 - ADF HELICOPTER UNIT GROUNDED AMID 'COCAINE RING' ALLEGATIONS
An Australian Defence Force Chinook helicopter unit has been grounded, with up to 10 staff accused of running a cocaine ring. 9NEWS has confirmed the personnel from the Townsville base - including officers, aircrew, maintenance workers and a civilian employee - were busted in a targeted operation that started with a tip-off.
03/07/2018 - FIJIAN SOLDIER AT DUNTROON MILITARY COLLEGE IN CUSTODY AFTER ALLEGED RAPE
A Fijian soldier who had just graduated from the Royal Military College Duntroon is behind bars after being accused of rape. Prosecutors have confirmed Samisoni Loloma Baikeitoga appeared in the ACT Magistrates Court on Friday, where he was charged with one count of sexual intercourse without consent.
2013 - 2018 - JEDI COUNCIL SCANDAL
This incident has been in the news since 2013 when -
"Over 100 defence force personnel have been embroiled in a damning new scandal over the distribution of thousands of derogatory and explicit emails using defence computer systems since 2010."
Lives and careers have been ruined by the fallout from this ongoing saga..
03/08/2018 - MELBOURNE PATRIOTS (ABUSE)
Well known and respected ADF abuse researcher Dr Ben Wadham is conducting a new study into ADF abuse.
While requesting potential participants for this approved research, he was attacked on social media by those who wish to keep the subject of abuse in the ADF the cess pit that it is...
22/10/2018 - NATIONAL APOLOGY
On Monday 22 October 2018, the Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Scott Morrison MP, delivered the National Apology to Victims and Survivors of Institutional Child Sexual Abuse in the House of Representatives. .
23/10/2018 - PM APOLOGISES TO MILITARY ABUSE VICTIMS
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has recognised military victims of child sex abuse after they were specifically not mentioned in Monday's national apology.
Military veterans criticised him on Monday during and after his national apology to child sex abuse victims because he did not mention their suffering.
26/10/2018 - DISCRIMINATION AGAINST FEMALES IN THE DEFENCE FORCE
the chief scientist at defence, Alex Zelinsky tried something different in recruitment... He asked HR to remove all the names and anything else that would identify potential job candidates as female.
The results revealed that bias had indeed stopped women getting in to and progressing through his organization.
05/11/2018 - DISGRACED FORMER SOLDIERS FANTASIES
The violent sexual fantasies of disgraced former soldiers have been revealed, after seven of them were sacked from the army due to inappropriate behaviour towards women.
Two women who joined the First Battalion Royal Australian Regiment were the subject of late-night messages after the unit began accepting females in combat roles.
16/11/2018 - FORMER NAVY SERVICEWOMAN WHO SAYS SHE WAS RAPED TWICE WINS VETERAN'S PENSION
A former navy servicewoman who claims she was raped and then discharged from the military as a result of pregnancy has been awarded a veteran’s pension and compensation after a two-year battle.
04/12/2018 - ARMY CAPTAIN SENTENCED TO THREE MONTHS IN JAIL OVER BEER BOTTLE RAPE 'PRANK'
A former Australian Army officer who sexually assaulted a colleague with a beer bottle during "hijinks" at a work function will spend three months in jail, be demoted from his rank as captain, and be kicked out of the Army.