Australian Defence Force member arrested in Canberra
3 June 2016
A male officer cadet from the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) was arrested by Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Policing on Friday, 3 June 2016 in relation to an alleged sexual assault against another Defence member.
Defence is assisting ACT Policing with their enquiries and is providing appropriate support to the individuals concerned.
As the matter is before the ACT Magistrates Court, Defence will not make any further comment on this matter at this time.
Updates on the progress of these matters will be provided when it is appropriate to do so.